Iran exported $5.6 billion worth of goods to Iraq in the first half of the current Iranian calendar year,  which began on March 21, the chairman of Iran-Iraq joint chamber of commerce said on Wednesday.
Jahanbakhsh Sanjabi told IRNA that Iraq exported $560 million worth of goods to Iraq during the mentioned period of time. Exports of non-oil goods to Iraq amounted to $3.06 billion, showing 26 percent rise year on year, he said. Some $878 million worth of goods were also transited via Iran to Iraq, he further said. Iranian companies have won bids in Iraq  to carry out $803 million worth of technical and engineering projects, such as building dams, bridges, residential complexes, power plants, and medical centers, he explained. Iran conducted $45.218 billion in trade of non-oil goods with other countries during the first seven months of the current calendar, according to Iran’s Customs Administration. The country exported $21.162 billion worth of non-oil goods (including gas condensates) and imported $24.056 billion of non-oil goods during the 7-month period. China, Iraq, and the United Arab Emirates were the three top importers of Iranian goods during the period, while the United Arab Emirates, China, and India were the leading exporters of goods to Iran.