Iran’s trade with African countries up 23% in a year

April 25, 2018

TEHRAN – The value of trade between Iran and African countries increased by 23% in the past Iranian calendar year 1396 (ended on March 20, 2018), compared to its preceding year, the portal of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPO) reported.

According to Director General of TPO Arabic-African Affairs Office Farzad Piltan, the value of exports to African nations stood at about $752 million last year, $142 million more than the figure for its preceding year.

Egypt, Kenya, Sudan, South Africa, Tanzania, Mozambique, Somalia, Djibouti, Morocco and Nigeria were Iran’s top African trade partners.

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