A senior official with the National
Petrochemical Company (NPC) said Iranian petrochemical plants supplied 27
million tons of petrochemicals in the 6 months, which up by 5% from the
preceding year's first half.
Ali Mohammad Bossaqzadeh,
director of production control at NPC, said value of the produced items was 8%
higher than the preceding year because of increased prices.
He said Iran has exported 15,000
tons of polyethylene to Asian countries during this calendar year, adding most
of the country's exports were destined to India, China and South Korea and some
cargoes were sent to African destinations during the half-year.