China-Iran trade tops $5b in January-April period

The Chinese customs office announced that trade between China and Iran exceeded $5 billion in January-April.
The latest statistics published by the Chinese customs office show that trade with Iran underwent a 4% increase in the first four months of the current year compared with the same period last year, to reach $5.23 billion, IRNA reported. The figures showed that China’s imports from Iran in January-April decreased by 39% in comparison with the same period last year, reaching $1.52 billion.
However, China’s exports to Iran increased by 46% in the first four months of 2023, reaching $3.71 billion, according to the data.
According to statistics, China imported $386 million worth of goods from Iran in April, down 30% from last year, while exports rose by 30%, to $797 million over the same period.

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