Iran's textile exports increases by 18%

Business Materials 4 March 2019 19:53 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, March 4

By Elnur Baghishov - Trend:

Iran's exports of textile, clothing, leather and footwear products has increased by 18 percent in the first 10 months of current Iranian year (started March 21, 2018), Director General of Textile and Clothing Office of the Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade Afsaneh Mehrabi said, Trend reports via SHATA.

During the reported period, imports of these products decreased by 38 percent, she said.

During the period of 10 months, 260,000 tons of goods were exported for $955 million, Mehrabi said.

On the other hand, imports amounted to 339,000 tons in terms of weight, and $947 million in terms of value, he added.

Measures have been taken to eliminate the ban on the export of polypropylene bags and to keep the revenues of over $140 million in this area.