"Iran’s exports to North African countries in the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year were about $126 million," the head of African Office of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPO) told.
In an exclusive interview with ILNA news agency, Soheila Rasoulinejad said that Iran has boosted its exports to North Africa by 146% over the same period.
"During this time, $282 million was imported from North Africa, down 22%."
"Iran's exports to North African countries in the first eight months of last Iranian year were $51 million," she confirmed.
Rasoulinejad added that Algeria with $66.5 million, Sudan with $18.5 million, Egypt with $ 6.6 million and Libya with $4.5 million had the highest share of exports to North African countries.
"Iran can increase its share in the North African market by planning and coordinating of all the agencies involved in creating export infrastructure as well as solving the problems of Iranian merchants," she said.