Iran’s non-oil exports rise 28 percent

non-oil exports
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Iran’s non-oil exports in the first seven months of the year have brought in over $27 billion in revenues.

Iran’s non-oil exports since the beginning of the Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2014) have increased 28 percent compared with the same period last year.

“The value of non-oil exports since the start of the current year has increased by over 28% compared with the same period last year,” Hossein Tajour, the director-general of the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran for Renovation and Administrative Development, told a forum in North Khorasan Province on Monday.

He said the figures also included gas condensates.

Noting that the technical-engineering, tourism, workforce and transit services constitute the bulk of Iran’s non-oil exports, he said the Asian countries have been the destination of 93% of the country’s exports this year.

Iran’s Customs Administration announced earlier this month that the country’s non-oil exports have witnessed significant growth in the first seven months of the year, bringing in over $27 billion.

It noted that 55 million tons of commodities have been exported during the same period.

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Emad Askarieh
Emad Askarieh has worked as a journalist since 2002. The main focus of his work is foreign policy and world diplomacy. He started his career at Iran Front Page Media Group, and is currently serving as the World Editor and the Vice-President for Executive Affairs at the Iran Front Page (IFP) news website.
   
   

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