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Trade in Iran

Iran was the world’s 48th largest exporter of goods and 74th largest exporter of commercial services in 2022. Export values were $97.85 billion and $6.53 billion USD respectively. Iran’s top export category was Fuels and mining products, followed by Manufactures, and Chemicals. In 2022, Iran’s main export destination markets for goods and services trade were to China, Iraq and United Arab Emirates, with trade representing 51.60 per cent of GDP. In terms of imports, Iran is the world’s 56th largest importer of goods and 60th largest importer of commercial services. Import values were $58.55 billion and $11.96 billion USD respectively in 2022. Iran’s top import category was Manufactures, followed by Agricultural products and Machinery and transport equipment. Leading import partners were China, United Arab Emirates and India. Iran is part of 3 different Regional Trade Agreements, including Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) and Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) – Iran.
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General Information

This section includes general information on the economy, legal system, official languages and links to additional demographic information.

Official Name

Islamic Republic of Iran





WTO Membership Date


Legal System

religious legal system based on secular and Islamic law



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Additional Information

Financial Information

This section includes financial information such as the currency, exchange rate lookup and local banks issuing trade finance.


Iranian rial

Exchange Rate

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Contact Information

This section includes contact information for business support organizations and national resources.

Business Support Organizations

Copyright Offices

  • Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance,

  • Registrar of Copyright,

  • Center for Cultural Studies and Research (CCSR)

Industrial Property Offices

  • Intellectual Property Center

  • Of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Additional Information

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Last Reviewed: June, 2024

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