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Iran’s trade with Turkmenistan on pace to double this year

Iran is seeking more trade with its neighbors and other countries in Central Asia.
Turkmenistan Foreign Minister Rasit Meredow (C) attends the multilateral conference on Afghanistan, Tehran, Iran, Oct. 27, 2021.

Iran’s trade with Turkmenistan during the first half of the year has already surpassed the entirety of bilateral trade last year. 

Iranian Ambassador to Turkmenistan Gholam Abbas Arbab Khales told the official Islamic Republic News Agency yesterday that trade between the two countries during the first six months of 2022 amounted to $233 million. By comparison, trade during all of 2021 amounted to $227 million. 

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