4-month exports of Iranian hand-woven carpets near $83m

August 17, 2016 - 18:17

TEHRAN- Iran exported $82.9 million of hand-woven carpets, registering 39.5 percent rise, in the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20- July 21, 2016), compared with the same period last year, according to the Head of Iran National Carpet Center.

“In the said time, 1,428 tons of hand-woven carpets were exported, showing 38.1 percent increase, compared to the same period in the preceding year,” IRIB news quoted Hamid Kargar.
“Iran targets exports of $400 million of hand-woven carpets by the yearend (March 20, 2017),” Kargar added.

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