Iran’s exports to UAE soar
Iran exported $6.6 billion worth of goods to the United Arab Emirates in the last fiscal year that ended on March 20, 2017, the Financial Tribune daily reported on Tuesday. The value of Iran’s exports last year to its southern neighbor was up 35 percent compared with the year before, the report said. The main exported commodities during the period included light oil, mineral oil, tar, gasoline, pistachio, saffron, trucks, iron and steel products, lead and jewelry. According to the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration, the UAE was Iran’s second biggest non-oil export destination, after China, in the last fiscal year, accounting for 17 percent of all Iranian exports.