In January-May the volume of Ukrainian exports to the Islamic Republic of Iran increased by 78% YoY, President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Ukraine, Gennadiy Chyzhykov stated, during the Ukrainian-Iranian business forum.
“In 2016, comparing with 2015, exports from Ukraine to Iran increased by 32%, while imports from Iran – by 30%. In January – May, 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 refrain from the mediation of third countries in building a chain supply.
The volume of foreign trade between Ukraine and Iran in 2016 totaled $745,082 million. (Ukrinform/Business World Magazine)