Annual export from Fars province rises 80%

May 20, 2023 - 13:11

TEHRAN- The value of export from Fars province increased by 80 percent in the past Iranian calendar year 1401 (ended on March 20), according to a provincial official.

Ayoub Zareie, the director-general of the province’s customs department, said that 732,878 tons of commodities worth $807.05 million were exported from the province in the past year, showing also 101 percent growth in terms of weight, year on year.

He named aluminum ingot, urea fertilizer, and milk powder as the main exported items, and Iraq, Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Oman as the major export destinations.

The official further announced that 182,251 tons of products valued at $314.25 million were imported to the province in the previous year, and named China, UAE, Turkey, Germany, India, Philippines and Australia as the main sources of imports.

As announced by the spokesman of Trade Development Committee of the Iranian House of Industry, Mining, and Trade, the value of Iran’s non-oil export rose 10 percent in the past year.

Ruhollah Latifi said that 122.056 million tons of non-oil commodities worth $53.166 billion were exported in the previous year.

China with the purchase of $14.584 billion of commodities (no change), Iraq with $10.238 billion (15 percent growth), Turkey with $7.459 billion (23 percent growth), the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with $5.767 billion (28 percent growth), and India with $2.146 billion (18 percent growth) were the first five export destinations of Iranian goods in 1401, the official stated.

Latifi further announced that 37.18 million tons of non-oil commodities valued at $59.655 billion were imported to the country during the past year, with a 10 percent drop in weight, and a 13 percent rise in worth, year on year.

The UAE with sales of $18.395 billion (11 percent growth), China with $15.744 billion (24 percent growth), Turkey with $6.99 billion (15 percent growth), India with $2.019 billion (80 percent growth), and Germany with $2.019 billion (five percent growth), were the first five countries supplying goods to Iran in 1401, he stated.

The official went on to say that the country's non-oil trade reached 159.236 million tons worth $112.821 billion in the previous year, with an 11.2 percent growth year on year.


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