TEHRAN, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- Iran traded 6.73 million tons of non-oil commodities, worth 8.57 billion U.S. dollars, with member states of the European Union (EU) during the first 10 months of the current fiscal year, Eghtesad online news website reported on Saturday.
The figures registered a 15.52-percent rise in weight and 18.76-percent decline in value compared with last year's corresponding period.
Iran's exports totaled 1.05 million tons worth 900 million U.S. dollars during the 10-month period. Its imports stood at 5.68 million tons worth 7.67 billion U.S. dollars.
Iran mainly exported non-alloy iron or steel, floorings, pistachio, urea and saffron to EU member states.
In exchange, major commodities imported into Iran from EU states included soybean, field corn, auto parts, oilcake, pharmaceutical supplements and barley.
In terms of total trade value, Germany topped the list among EU states' trade with Iran, standing at 703,103 tons worth 2.22 billion U.S. dollars.