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Iranian trade with China on the rise

China is focused on improving its economic ties with Iran as opposed to security cooperation.
Conservative and reformist newspapers in Tehran on Sept. 18, 2021.

Iranian state media today reported a significant increase in the Islamic Republic’s trade with China. 

Iranian exports to China rose 31% from January to June of 2022, reaching around $4.1 billion. Chinese exports to Iran also increased 16%, amounting to approximately $4.2 billion, the official Islamic Republic News Agency reported

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