The statistics of Iran export and Import during march 2015 until march 2016 (Persian calendar year) regardless of oil export and suitcase trade is shown in table below:

Activity March 2015 – March 2016 March 2014 – March 2015 Change
Weight (Thousand Ton) Value(M.Dollar) Weight (Thousand Ton) Value(M.Dollar) Weight% Value%
Export 93,509 42,414 100,758 50,560 -7.19 -16.11
Import 35,069 41,490 43,106 53,569 -18.47 -22.55

 

Export:

The main traded Items in the mentioned period are Liquefied Hydrocarbon Gases with 1.580 Million Dollar value and share of 4.42 percent from total value, Liquefied Propane with 1.422 Million Dollar value and share of 3.98 percent from total value and Bitumen with 1.239 Million Dollar value and the Share of 3.47 percent from total value.

Type of commodity March 2015 – March 2016 March 2014 – March 2015 Change
Weight (Thousand Ton) Value(M.Dollar) Weight% Value% Weight (Thousand ton) Value(M.Dollar) Weight% Value% Weight% Value%
Condensate 15,948 6,664 17.06 15.71 19,124 14,005 18.98 27.7 -16.61 -52.4
Petrochemical products and other goods 77,561 35,750 82.94 84.29 81,634 36,555 81.2 72.31 -4.99 2.37
Total 93,509 42,412 100 100 100,758 50,560 100 100 -7.19 -16.11

The statistics of Iran’s export in the mentioned period is shown in table below:

 

The statistics shows 16.11 percent decrease in total value of goods and 7.19 percent decrease in total weight of goods.

Main export partners:

Iran’s main export partners are shown in the tables below:

Country March 2015 – March 2016 March 2014 – March 2015 Change
Weight (Thousand Ton) Value(M.Dollar) Weight% Value% Weight (Thousand Ton) Value(M.Dollar) Weight% Value% Weight% Value%
China 25,580 7,228 32.98 20.22 29,748 9,389 36.44 25.68 -14.01 -23.01
Iraq 14,448 6,206 18.63 17.36 17,450 6,485 21.38 17.74 -17.2 -4.30
UAE 8,580 4,922 11.06 13.77 6,124 4,064 7.5 11.12 40.11 21.13
Afghanistan 4,019 2,573 5.18 7.2 3,394 2,491 4.16 6.81 18.41 3.31
India 6,086 2,530 7.85 7.08 4,919 2,533 6.03 6.93 23.71 -0.13
Other Countries 18,848 12,290 24.3 34.38 19,999 11,593 24.5 31.71 -5.76 6.01
Total 77,561 35,749 100 100 81,634 36,555 100 100 -4.99 -2.20

 

Iran's main export partners

 

The average price of exporting each good during mentioned period was 461   Dollar which have increased about 3 percent comparing to the same period last year.

 

Import:

The main traded Items in the mentioned period are corn with 1.405 Million Dollar value and share of 3.39 percent from total value, wheat with 862 Million Dollar value and share of 2.08 percent from total value, Soybean with 728 Million Dollar value and share of 1.75 percent from total value, rice with 680 Million Dollar value and share of 1.64 percent from total value and soybean meal with 672 Million Dollar value and share of 1.62 percent from total value.

Main Import Partners:

Iran’s main import partners and their share in terms of value has shown in the chart below:

Country March 2015 – March 2016 March 2014 – March 2015 Change
Weight (Thousand ton) Value(M.Dollar) Weight% Value% Weight (Thousand ton) Value(M.Dollar) Weight% Value% Weight% Value%
China 5,076 10,454 14.47 25.2 5,516 12,733 12.82 23.77 -7.98 -17.9
UAE 6,313 7,835 18 18.89 8,343 12,244 19.4 22.86 -24.33 -36.00
South Korea 1,954 3,682 5.57 8.88 1,721 4,417 4 8.25 13.56 -16.63
Turkey 2,601 3,013 7.42 7.26 3,565 3,916 8.29 7.31 -27.02 -23.07
Switzerland 5,474 2,539 15.61 6.12 5,600 2,419 13.02 4.52 -2.24 4.94
Other Countries 13,649 13,967 38.92 33.66 18,271 17,841 42.47 33.3 -25.3 -21.71
Total 35,067 41,490 100 100 43,016 53,570 100 100 -18.47 -22.55

 

Iran's main import partners

 

The average price of importing each good during mentioned period was 1,183 Dollar which have decreased about 5 percent comparing to the same period last year.

Automotive Import:

Total amount of commercial cars during march 2015 until march 2016 were 51,522 which have decreased about 42.5 percent comparing to the same period last year. Total value of imported cars was 1,233 Million Dollar which have decreased about 42 percent comparing to the same period last year.

Commercial cars statistics have shown in the table below:

March 2015 – March 2016 March 2014 – March 2015 Change%
No. of Cars Weight (Thousand Ton) Value(M.Dollar) No. of Cars Weight (Thousand Ton) Value(M.Dollar) No. of Cars Weight (Thousand Ton) Value(M.Dollar)
51,522 84 1,233 103,918 159 2,151 -50.42 -47.54 -42.70