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Tuesday, 22 January 2019 17:00

Iranian iron, steel exports grow 37%

Iranian iron, steel exports grow 37%

Iran exported cast iron, iron and steel exports valued at $3.71 billion during March 21-December 21, 2018, which indicated a 37-percent increase year-on-year, according to the country's foreign trade figures, Caspian Energy News (www.caspianenergy.net) reports with reference to Iran Daily.

Figures released by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) show that the amount accounted for 9.2 percent of the country's total non-oil exports during the same duration, IRNA reported. In this period, Iran exported non-oil products valued at $33.35 billion, showing a 5.4-percent growth compared to the figure for the same time-span a year earlier.

In terms of weight, Iran's nine-month (March 21-December 21, 2018) non-oil exports witnessed a two-percent decline year-on-year to stand at 86.94 million tons. The figure for the preceding year was 88.719 million tons.

According to IRICA figures, Iran exported semi-finished products made from non-alloy steel and iron worth $1.25 billion in the same nine-month duration — up 39 percent year-on-year.

The figure accounted for 3.7 percent of the country's total export of non-oil goods during the period.

More details: http://www.iran-daily.com/News/237695.html?catid=3&title=Nine-month-iron--steel-exports-grew-37---IRICA-figures-show

Person in charge of the newsline: Olga Nagiyeva 

 

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