Jan 25, 2019, 1:57 PM
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Iran exports $258m worth carpets, handicrafts in 9 months

Tehran, Jan 25, IRNA – Iran has exported some 12,000 tons of carpet and handicrafts worth around $258 million over the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21, 2018), according to the country’s foreign trade statistics.

The figures show 55% increase in terms of weight and 22% decline in terms of value compared to the figures in the same period last year.

Iran’s exports of carpet and handicrafts amounted to 8,000 tons worth nearly $331 million in the nine-month period last year.

Iran’s overall non-oil exports reached 86.94 million tons valued at $33.358 billion in the period under study, showing a 2% decrease in terms of weight and a 5.4% rise in term of value compared to figures in the same period last year.

The country exported some 132.3 million tons of non-oil commodities, including gas condensates, worth $46.931 billion last year, which showed 1.8% and 6.6% growth in terms of weight and value respectively compared to those a year earlier.

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