Iran Balance of Trade  1974-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Iran recorded a trade surplus of 5059 USD Million in the second quarter of 2017. Balance of Trade in Iran averaged 7988.10 USD Million from 1974 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 39427 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2007 and a record low of -6529 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 1992.

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Iran Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 5059.00 16388.00 39427.00 -6529.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 21342.00 83978.00 112788.00 7171.00 USD Million [+]
Imports 16283.00 63135.00 75458.00 4788.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account 16388.00 11915.00 32594.00 -9448.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 6.30 2.40 10.60 -10.63 percent [+]
Crude Oil Production 3810.00 3848.00 6677.00 510.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 3.71 3.95 5.83 1.90 [+]
Weapons Sales 9.00 43.00 123.00 1.00 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 876.90 1261.80 4314.10 15.60 USD Million [+]

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Iran Balance of Trade

Iran has been recording trade surpluses since 1999 due to a rise in the shipments of oil and natural gas (82 percent of total exports). Yet, the UN Security Council sanctions, extended in June of 2012, will have a negative impact on Iran's foreign trade. Iran main imports are: non-electrical machinery; iron and steel and chemicals and related products. Iran´s main trading partner is China (21 percent of total exports and 17 percent of imports). Others include: South Korea, Turkey and United Arab Emirates. This page provides - Iran Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Iran Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5059.00 16388.00 39427.00 -6529.00 1974 - 2017 USD Million Quarterly




balance of trade by Country
Country Last
Australia 105.00 Oct/17
Brazil 3545.75 Nov/17
Canada -1474.50 Oct/17
China 402.10 Nov/17
Euro Area 26364.90 Sep/17
France -4956.00 Oct/17
Germany 18900.00 Oct/17
India -14018.80 Oct/17
Indonesia 895.00 Oct/17
Italy 3989.78 Sep/17
Japan 285.36 Oct/17
Mexico -2066.00 Oct/17
Netherlands 6258.00 Sep/17
Russia 10222.00 Sep/17
South Korea 7800.00 Nov/17
Spain -2147708.00 Oct/17
Switzerland 2333.39 Oct/17
Turkey -7324.23 Oct/17
United Kingdom -1405.00 Oct/17
United States -48731.00 Oct/17