Textile, leather exports from Iran grow by 42 per cent

Business Materials 12 October 2012 15:21 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct.12/ Trend G. Mehdi/

Iran exported over $500 million worth of textile and leather products in the first half of the current Iranian calendar year which began on March 20, showing a 42 per cent rise year on year, the Mehr News Agency quoted an official with the ministry of industry as saying.

Regional countries as well as the South America are the main targets for such products, Mehdi Eslampanah said.

More than 9770 industrial units are working in different fields in this regard including textile, clothing, leather and shoes, according to reports.

Carpet, shoes and materials of leather are among the textile products exported to other countries.