Iran announced that the country has exported over $17.9bln of non-oil products to different countries in the first six months of the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21).
In the first half of this year, $17.972 billion worth goods were exported, while $19.935 billion worth goods were imported.
According to FNA, Iranian foreign trade registered $37.90 billion in the first six months of this year.
The non-oil exports, including gas liquids, fell by 13.59 percent and the imports down by 25.4 percent in value compared to the figures in the corresponding period last year.
Furthermore, in the first six months of the year, 41.659 million tons of goods were exported up by 9.41 percent and 13.241 million tons of goods were imported down by 31.26 percent compared to that of last year.
In August, the Iranian Customs Administration announced that the value of Iran’s non-oil exports has exceeded $12.5 bln during the first 4 months of the current Iranian year despite the sanctions and restrictions imposed against the country by the West.