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Industrial mineral exports hit $3.7b in 4 months

Tehran, Mineral products and industrial mineral exports reached $3.763b, showing a %37 completion of the $10b target for the end of the current Iranian year ( March 20, 2019).

According to the reports published by the Islamic Republic of Iran's Customs Administration (IRICA), The total weight of the mineral products and industrial mineral exported in the first 4 months of the current Iranian year (beginning on March 21) is equal to 20,917,000 tons %40 of which was exported to Iraq, China and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Three major destinations of the Iranian minerals are Iraq with %14.3, China with %13.1 and the UAE with %12.8 of the total exports.

Italy and the Netherlands imported $201m and $27.9m of industrial mineral and mineral products, respectively, more than any other European country.

Iran's Sixth Development Plan (2016-2020) has envisaged the total non-oil products excluding gas condensate to reach $112.739b.

The IRICA's information and communications technology office reported $15.450b of total non-oil exports in the first 4 months of this Iranian year indicating a %14.6 growth.

Iran's foreign trade balance showed a $271m surplus in the same period.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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