Iran’s Annual exports from mining sector up 91%


Iran exported around $10.532 billion of minerals and mining products in the previous Iranian calendar year 1400 (ended on March 20), registering an increase of 91 percent year on year, an official with Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) said.

According to Head of TPO’s Minerals and Mining Industries Desk Elaheh Mokri, the exports amounted to 9.15 million tons in weight, showing a 12-percent rise compared to the year 1399.

Steel ingot with $4.156 billion worth of exports was the top exported item in the previous year, followed by long steel products with $1.621 billion, copper cathodes with $1.357 billion, aluminum ingots with $607 million.—Tehran Times