The Central Bureau of Statistics of the Ministry of Planning: about (21) billion dollars i ...

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The Central Bureau of Statistics of the Ministry of Planning: about (21) billion dollars in imports of commodity materials and petroleum products during the year 2019 ... and China ranks first in the list of the most important trading partners of Iraq
The Central Bureau of Statistics, affiliated to the Ministry of Planning, stated that the total imports for the year 2019 of commodity materials and petroleum products amounted to (20.9) billion dollars, equivalent to (24) trillion Iraqi dinars, recording a decrease of (43.4%) from the year 2018, when it reached ( 37) billion dollars, equivalent to (43) trillion Iraqi dinars, with a compound growth rate of (-18.5%) for the year 2017. While imports of commodity materials (non-oil) for this year amounted to (18.1) billion dollars, equivalent to (21.5) A trillion Iraqi dinars, recording a decrease of (46.8%) from the year 2018, when it reached (34.1) billion dollars, equivalent to (40.5) trillion Iraqi dinars at the current exchange rate for the customs declaration and a compound growth rate of (-21%) for the year 2017.

The total imports of petroleum products in 2019 amounted to (2.77) billion dollars, equivalent to (3.28) trillion Iraqi dinars, a decrease of (1.4%) compared to the year 2018, reaching (2.81) billion dollars, equivalent to (3.33) trillion Iraqi dinars. The compound growth rate increased by (6.7%) compared to 2017.

As for the monthly imports, the month of September occupied the highest percentage of total imports for the year 2019 by (13.6%) after it reached (2) billion dollars, equivalent to (3.4) trillion dinars, while the month of November was the highest percentage of imports of petroleum products by (11%) With a value of (306.5) million dollars, equivalent to (362.3) billion dinars, and the month of September achieved the highest percentage of (non-oil) merchandise imports by (14.3%), with a value of (2.6) billion dollars, equivalent to (3.1) trillion dinars.