Iran’s non-oil exports increase over 500 per cent in 6 years
Iran's non-oil exports have witnessed a 514-percent growth within the past six years.
The Islamic Republic exported non-oil products worth $7 billion in the Iranian calendar year 1384 (started on March 21, 2005) and the figure increased to $43 billion in the Iranian calendar year 1390 (started on March 21, 2011), IRNA reported.
The country's production of petrochemical products mounted from 15 million tons to 45 million tons during the mentioned period.
The production of cars also had a 66-percent increase during the six-year period.
Iran's main non-oil exports are petroleum gases, liquefied gas hydrocarbons, liquefied propane, methanol, mineral fuels, chemical products, plastics, fruits, nuts, fertilizers, and carpets.