Ukraine’s exports to Iran grew by almost 80%

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In January-May 2017, the volume of Ukrainian exports to the Islamic Republic of Iran increased by 78% compared to the same period last year.

This has been stated by President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Ukraine, Gennadiy Chyzhykov, during the Ukrainian-Iranian business forum, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

“In 2016, comparing with 2015, exports from Ukraine to Iran increased by 32%, while imports from Iran – by 30%. In January – May 2017, Ukraine’s exports to Iran increased by an additional 78% compared with the same period in 2016,” said Chyzhykov.

He stressed that to increase the volume of foreign trade between Ukraine and Iran, the two countries should refuse from the mediation of third countries in building a chain supply.

A reminder that the volume of foreign trade between Ukraine and Iran in 2016 totaled $745 082 million.

Source: UKrAgroConsult

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