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Iran’s Q1 exports to Pakistan up 61%

Islamabad, Iran's exports to Pakistan in the first quarter (March 21-June 20) of this year (started on March 21) rose by 61 percent compared to the figure in the same period the previous year, according to statistics available.

In the first three months of this year, Pakistan stood eighth in the list in terms of importing Iranian goods, announced Iran's Embassy to Pakistan and the Trade Planning Department at the Trade Promotion Organization (TPO).

China, the UAE, Iraq, Afghanistan, Korea, India and Turkey have been among the most important target markets for the Iranian exported goods in the first three months of this Iranian year.

According to the statistics, export of 656,000 tons of goods earned the country 282 million dollars in the first three months of this year, showing 30 percent growth compared to the figure in the same period the previous year.

Based on the 2018 data, the earnings out of exports to Pakistan accounted for 2.4 percent of Iran's total export earnings in the first three months of this Iranian year (began on March 21).

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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