Based on the report of the public relations office of Iran customs, the value of Iran’s non-oil exports with drop of 4.95 percent reached 17 billion and 193million dollars during the 5 months of current Iranian year (started on March 21, 2017).
According to this report, during the mentioned period, 19 billion and 442 million dollars of goods were imported into the country which increased by 16.49 percent compared to the figures of the previous year .
Main export items
During the period under consideration, the main export items consisted of gas condensate with value of 2 billion and 920 million dollars , polyethylene film grade with 652 million dollars, , liquefied propane with 576 million dollars, other light oils and products except gasoline with 555 million dollars and methanol with 498 million dollars.
Main import items
The report further reveals that during the past 5 months ( started on March 21, 2017), rice with value of 963 million dollars, corn for animals with 612 million dollars, motor vehicles with cylinder capacity of 1500-2000cc with 515 million dollars, separate parts and segments for passenger car manufacturing with 434 million dollars and soy bean with 410 million dollars formed the main import items.
During the period under study, China with allocation of 3 billion and 743 million dollars , Iraq with 2 billion and 604 million dollars, UAE with 2 billion and 583 million dollars, Republic of Korea with 1 billion and 676 million dollars, and India with 1 billion and 199 million dollars of Iranian non oil exports ranked first to fifth in this regard.
As for imports, China with 4 billion and 256 million dollars, UAE with 3 billion and 341 million dollars, Republic of Korea with 1 billion and 346 million dollars, India with 1 billion and 266 million dollars and Turkey with 1 billion and 138 million dollars allocated the highest share of Iran’s imports to themselves.