0639 GMT October 20, 2019
Iran exported mineral products valued at $1.3 billion during the nine months from March 20, 2017 to November 21,2017, registering a growth of 31 percent year-on-year, Trend News Agency reported.
However, the volume of the exports (21.2 million tons) was one percent less than the amount for the same nine-month period of 2016.
Iran also exported industrial products valued at $12.485 billion during the nine-month period which made up 39.5 percent of country's overall non-oil exports including gas condensates.
The value of the industrial exports witnessed a fall by one percent, year-on-year.
The Islamic Republic exported 31.711 million tons of industrial products, indicating a six-percent decline year-on-year.
Petrochemical products ranked second among Iran's non-oil exports in the period. During the nine-month period, Iran's petrochemical exports fell by 7.7 percent to $9.584 billion.
Meanwhile the volume of petrochemical exports registered a fall by 15.15 percent to 19.617 million tons in the same span of time.
Iran exported 12.996 million tons of gas condensate, worth $5.098 billion, which, compared to the same period last year, indicates a three-percent decrease in volume and value.
Agricultural products stood next accounting for 8.9 percent of the total non-oil exports in terms of value.
The value of Iran's agricultural exports amounted to $2.819 billion, which is five percent less, year-on-year.
The volume of the exported agricultural products was 3.024 million tons, which is 13 percent less compared to the figure for the same nine-month period of the preceding year.
The Islamic Republic also exported hand-made carpets and handicrafts valued at $345 million in the nine-month period which is 30 percent more year-on-year.
Handwoven carpets and handicrafts, minerals and industrials were the only products among Iranian exports that witnessed a growth in value compared to the figure for the preceding year.
In the nine-month period, Iran's total non-oil exports, including gas condensate, stood at $31.64 billion, indicates a decline of 2.4 percent.