• 21 September 2018 - 22:51
  • News Code: 91547
پرچم ایران

Central Bank of Iran's Governor says the volume of non-oil export in the first five months of the current year (based on Iranian calendar) reached more than 19 billion dollars.

IBENA- Regarding the country's non-oil export volume, Abdolnaser Hemmati stated that out of the total non-oil export, gas and petroleum products exports were 3 billion dollars in the same period, therefore approximately 16 billion dollars have to come back to the economic cycle.

"Since the implementation of new economic package, nearly 2 billion euros have been provided through NIMA system, of which more than 80 percent is related to petrochemical companies and the rest of non-oil exporters' share is less than 20 percent in the secondary market", Hemmati said.

He asked other non-oil exporters to strengthen the secondary market via providing foreign money through their export revenue, adding the Central Bank adjusts the market by providing required foreign money for importers. The official emphasized that providing foreign money by exporters is a national demand.

The Central Bank of Iran's Governor went on to say that 13 billion dollars have been allocated to basic commodities, medicine and medical equipment, mentioning it wil be provided gradually and their import is being done.

Hemmati highlighted that required banknotes related to people's real need are provided by banks and exchange shops, plus the banknote's entrance to the country has started by the country's exchange shops, other legal and real persons; moreover, the Central Bank provides the remainder of need.

The Governor said some NIMA system's foreign money enters the country in banknote and is distributed in the market.

It is worth mentioning that IBENA is an only specialized news agency in banking and economy areas, which is affiliated with the Central Bank of Iran.


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