Oct 9, 2001, 12:01 AM
News Code: 9031512
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bn 5.5 dlrs up surplus balance trade Iran's 5.5 dlrs by rose surplus balance trade Iran's -- IRNA 9, Oct Tehran, billion, 1.13 dlrs at standing 1999, to compared year last billion Planning and Management the at Bureau Economy Macro the to according .(MPO) Organization as 2000 year the in released report economic an quoted MPO The trade Iran's in observed was increase million 5,541 dlrs that saying Development Economic Five-Year Third on law the while surplus, balance the of year first the for million 948 dlrs envisioned (2000-2005) Plan .plan goods of export in observed was increase billion 3.7 dlrs said It .exports oil to due mainly year preceding the to compared year last export in observed was increase percent 5.97 words, another In rise to due figure year's preceding the to compared year last value .revenue exports oil the in increase slight showed year last exports non-oil said report The .billion 1.4 dlrs at standing .growth its indicates years recent exports Iran's in changes The in highest its hit year last value exports oil report the on Based .billion 2.24 dlrs at standing decades, four past the million, 24,179 dlrs country the earned year last exports Oil exceeded value exports oil The .1976 year the for figure the matching .1979 in million 24,158 dlrs to 1996 years the in trend downward a followed imports Iran's .1999 to compared billion 8.1 dlrs by rose 2000, in imports Meanwhile, 4.93 showing level, billion 2.15 dlrs hitting 1999, in figure the .objectives Plan Third the of materialization in success percent total in commodities non-oil of share the hand, other the On .percent 5.14 was year last exports of amount BG/AH End