The above-stated figure points to an increase of 11.6 percent in the value of exports against the corresponding figure last year, the Persian-language daily 'Hamshahri' wrote on Tuesday.
The amount of goods exported in the same period was placed at 9.32 million tons, pointint to an increase of 13.1 percent compared to the corresponding figure last year.
Industrial and petrochemical goods accounted for 77.2 percent and 68.2 percent in terms of weight and value, respectively, of the total volume of goods exported.
Some 73,000 tons of pistachios valued at 307.4 million dollars were exported from the country during the same period which shows a decline of 21.9 percent and 12.5 percent in terms of weight and value, respectively, compared to the corresponding figures last year.
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