Seyyed Rouhollah Latifi said that more than ten million tons of goods, worth $3.64 billion, were exported, while nearly 1.83 million tons, worth $1.87 billion, were imported from 15 neighboring countries in the same period, according to IRNA.
Latifi said that official statistics show that Iran’s trade balance in the first Iranian calendar month reached a positive $558 million.
Latifi said Iraq with the purchase of $609 million, Turkey with $550 million, the UAE with $320 million, Pakistan with $116 million, Afghanistan with $115 million, Oman with $89.4 million, and Russia with $60 million are the top seven export destinations of Iranian goods.
He also named Azerbaijan, Armenia, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain as the other customers of Iranian goods.
Latifi named the UAE ($1.9 billion), Turkey ($345 million) and Russia ($58.5 million) as the main exporters to the country.