Mining & mineral industries top Iran’s exports to Turkey

Business Materials 2 January 2019 13:56 (UTC +04:00)

Tehran, Iran, Jan. 2


Iran’s mining and mineral industries had the highest share of the country’s exports to Turkey worth more than $400 million in the past eight months of Iranian year (started March 21, 2018).

During the past eight months, Iran’s mining and mineral products had a 45 percent share of exports to Turkey, Trend reports citing IRNA.

Iran’s customs statistics show export of 441,311 tons of mining and mineral products to Turkey worth over $404.6 million.

The exports included various types of stones and related products, ferrosilicon, ceramic products, bricks, tiles, alumina powder, coal and coke, zinc, lead, cement, chromium and molybdenum, steel and related products, metals, gemstones, copper, nickel and other products.

During the past eight months, Iran’s import of mining and mineral products from Turkey was 12 percent of all imports.

Trade between the two countries during past 10 months of 2018 was more than $8.2 billion.