Overview In 2019 Iran was the number 69 in total exports, the number 63 in total imports and the number 70 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI).
Exports The top exports of Iran are Crude Petroleum ($12.3B), Ethylene Polymers ($2.63B), Acyclic Alcohols ($1.09B), Iron Ore ($1.06B), and Other Nuts ($630M), exporting mostly to China ($12.1B), India ($3.03B), South Korea ($1.89B), Turkey ($1.5B), and United Arab Emirates ($1.14B).
Imports The top imports of Iran are Rice ($1.47B), Corn ($1.42B), Broadcasting Equipment ($1.38B), Soybean Meal ($853M), and Soybeans ($788M), importing mostly from China ($9.61B), United Arab Emirates ($7.08B), India ($3.86B), Turkey ($2.6B), and Brazil ($2.19B).
In 2019, Iran was the world's biggest importer of Rice ($1.47B)
Location Iran borders Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iraq, Pakistan, Turkey, and Turkmenistan by land and Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates by sea.