Based on the report of the public relations office of Iran customs, during the 9 months of current year, 31 billion and 593 million dollars of non oil goods were exported from the country which increased by 9.05 percent compared to the figure of the previous year which was 28 billion and 970 million dollars.
Based on this report, the imports of our country reached 31 billion and 538million dollars showing a rise of 4.38 percent in comparison.
During the period under consideration, the main export items consisted of gas condensate with value of 5 billion and 124 million dollars , liquefied natural gases with value of 1 billion and 952 million dollars, light oils and products except gasoline with 1 billion and 230million dollars, petroleum gases and liquefied hydrocarbon gases with1 billion and 67 million dollars and liquefied propane with 868 million dollars.
The report further reveals that during the 9 months of current Iranian year ( started on March 21, 2016), corn for feeding animals with value of 1 billion and 15 million dollars, soy bean with 656 million dollars, separate parts and segments for passenger car manufacturing with 605million dollars, motor vehicles with 544million dollars and rice with 527 million dollars formed the main import items.
During the period under study, China with allocation of 5 billion and 697 million dollars , UAE with 5 billion and 50 million dollars, Iraq with 4 billion and 573million dollars, Turkey with 2 billion and 719 million dollars, and Republic of Korea with 2billion and 333 million dollars of Iranian non oil exports ranked first to fifth in this regard.
As for imports, China with 7 billion and 510 million dollars, UAE with 5 billion and 103million dollars, Republic of Korea with 2 billion and 503 million dollars, Turkey with 2 billion and 18 million dollars and Germany with 1 billion and 780million dollars allocated the highest share of Iran’s imports to themselves. It should be mentioned that exports of Germany to Iran increased by 38.22 percent compared to the figures of the same period of the previous year while exports of other countries decreased in total.