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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 ( 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.

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