Official: Iran’s Foreign Trade Exchanges Hit $94bln
Fars NA -(Mon Apr 8, 2013) The value of Iran’s non-oil trade with the outside world reached $94bln in the last Iranian year (March 20, 2012- March 20, 2013), a senior Iranian official announced on Monday.
Head of Iran’s Customs Office Abbas Me’marnejad told FNA that the total value of Iran’s trade with other countries hit $94bln last year.
He noted that Iran imported 53.3bln worth of goods in the said period, adding that the figure shows a 14% decrease compared with a year earlier.
Me’marnejad further announced that Iran exported 41.5bln worth of products last year, 5% lower than previous year.
Senior Iranian officials have underlined Tehran’s intention to further reduce its dependence on oil revenues, and said the country is exporting its non-oil products to over 151 world states now.