Iran Mineral Trade Surplus at $4.4b Over 10 Months


Iran's mineral trade recorded a $4.46 billion surplus in the 10 months to January 20.

The country exported 45.95 million tons of mineral products worth over $7.48 billion during the period, down 7% in tonnage and up 2% in value compared with last year's corresponding period.

Imports stood at 3.1 million tons worth $3.01 billion, down 39% in tonnage and 31% in value year-on-year, the latest report released by the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization shows.