Iran technical-engineering exports may exceed $10b forecast
6/9/2013 8:47:01 AM
This will be the minimum amount of technical and engineering exports and the country’s capacity will be much more than this, IRNA quoted Ghazanfari as saying.
He emphasized the role of free trade zones in increasing the technical-engineering exports. 
The head of the Association of Iranian Exporters of Technical and Engineering Services, Mohammad Reza Ansari, said in February that Iranian companies have the potential to annually carry out projects worth up to $20 billion in different countries.
Over 120 Iranian companies implemented several development plans in 60 countries last year.
Iran’s non-oil trade valued at $11.7 billion in the Iranian months of Farvardin and Ordibehesht (March 21-May 21), Mehr News Agency reported citing a report released by the Iranian Customs Administration.
Some 13.732 million tons of non-oil products, worth $6.137 billion dollars, were exported in two past [Iranian] months, showing 47.8 percent rise in weight and 9.1 percent drop in worth compared to the same period in the last year.
Iran’s non-oil trade with outside world hit $94.8 billion in the past Iranian calendar year, which ended on March 20, Iranian Customs Administration Director Abbas Memarnejad said in April.
TPOI Deputy Director Kiyumars Fat’hollah Kermanshahi said in May 2012 that Iran’s annual imports and exports are projected to reach $77 billion and $83 billion, respectively, by March 2016.