$8b increase in mining, petrochemical exports predicted

April 21, 2018

TEHRAN- Head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) predicted that regarding the created capacities, Iran’s exports from mining and petrochemical sectors will witness rises of $1.5 billion and $6.5 billion respectively by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2019).

Making the remarks in a meeting on Saturday, Mojtaba Khosrotaj underlined the significance of expanding non-oil exports, IRIB news reported.

During the meeting, Masoud Kamali Ardakani, director general of the exports development office of TPO, said: “Annual exports of petrochemicals in the preceding year 1396 reached about $15 billion, showing 8 percent rise, while exports of mining products hit $7.5 billion with an increase of 14 percent,” he added.

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