TEHRAN, Feb. 20 (Mehr News Agency) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE), Germany and China were the main exporters of goods and products to Iran during the first ten months of Iran's current calendar year (started March 21, 2006). The three countries' exports to Iran hit around 41.7 percent of the value of its total imports during the period.
Iran's imports from the UAE hit 22.3 percent of the value of the nation's total imports during the first ten months of the current year, Germany-12.5 percent and China-6.9 percent, a report on Tuesday, quoted a statement released by Iran's Customs Administration.
During the period, goods and products worth $1,742,258,000 were imported from France, $1,732,915,000 from Switzerland, $1,530,022,000 form South Korea, $1,425,883,000 from Italy, $1,201,400,000 from India, $1,049,381,000 from U.K. and $823,536,000 from the Netherlands, the report added. The countries accounted for 61 percent of the weight and 70.2 percent of the value of Iran's total imports during the 10-month period.
Japan, Turkey, Austria, Belgium, Sweden, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Spain and Taiwan were Iran's other sources of imports, the countries supplied around 14.9 percent of the weight and 15.5 percent of the value of the Islamic Republic's total imports.
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