Iranian banks paid $45B in loans over 6 months
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct.20
By Fatih Karimov - Trend: Iranian banks paid over $45 billion in loans in the first half of the current year.
The figure rose 40 percent compared to the same period last year, Iran's Fars news agency reported on October 20.
US dollar exchange rate in Iran is currently about 32,000 rials.
More than $14 billion, equaling 31.8 percent of the total amount, was paid to the industrial and mining sector.