The Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration announced that the value of the country’s non-oil exports during the 9-month period stood at $31.593 billion.
During the said period, the country has imported $31.538bln worth of goods, which indicates a 4.38% increase compared to the same period last year.
Iran has stepped up efforts in recent years to enhance its non-oil exports and reduce dependency on its oil revenues.
In 2014, the country’s exports of commodities and natural-gas condensate reached $50 billion, showing a 19 percent increase compared to the year before.
There was also a boom in Iran’s service exports in diverse sectors, including tourism, engineering, and transit.