Iran exports 9.7M tons of petrochemicals in 7 months
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct.29
By Fatih Karimov - Trend: Iran exported 9.693 million metric tons of petrochemical products, worth $7.6 billion, in the first seven months of the current year, which began on March 21.
The petrochemical exports showed 8.4 percent rise in weight and 17.81 percent rise in value compared to the year before.
Iran's Custom Administration release a common report on Oct.28, saying that Iran's total non-oil exports reached $26.943 billion.
The monthly "detailed report" hasn't been published on custom's official website yet, but the "detailed report" obtained and published on Iran's Donya-e-Eqtesad daily news Oct.29 indicates that $1.137 billion of liquefied propane and $981 million of methanol were exported in the 7-month period.
Based on the Iran Customs Administration report, Iran exported 8.553 million metric tons of petrochemicals, worth $6.721 billion, 1.052 million metric tons of propane, worth $1.008 billion, and 764,000 metric tons of butane, worth $730 million, in the first six months of the year.