Iran produces 10.6 million tons of petrochemicals
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jun.29/ Trend R.Zamanov/
Iran produced 10.6 million tons of petrochemical poducts in the first three months of the current Iranian calendar year, which started on March 21.
Iran's current petrochemical production capacity stands around 60 million tons, the Mehr News Agency reported.
Tehran plans to produce 50 million tons of petrochemicals by the end f the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2014).
The country also plans to export 17.4 million tons worth 13 billion dollars in the current year.
Iran had exported 15.6 million tons of petrochemicals worth 12 billion dollars in the previous year.
Iran's petrochemical exports to China and African countries are on the rise.
China's imports currently accounts for 27.2 per cent of Iran's total exports. Europe with 6.5, Africa with 6.2, Middle East with 31.3, Far East with 18.5, and India with 10.3 are the other major destinations for Iranian petrochemicals.