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Iran Petchem Exports at $7b in 8 Months

(Monday, December 18, 2017) 18:06

TEHRAN, Dec. 18 (Shana) -- Iran's petrochemical exports hit 7 billion dollars in value in the first 8 months of the current Iranian calendar year which began on March 21, National Petrochemical Company (NPC) said.


The company said that Iranian petrochemical exporters generated nearly 7.4 billion dollars by selling polymer and petrochemical products during the period.

Iran has exported over 14.4 million tons of petrochemicals since March 21, NPC said.

The plants operating in Asalouyeh, south of Iran, exported 7.25 mt of products valued at $3.66b.

Besides, the plants operating at Mahshahr Petrochemical Zone, one of Iran's main petrochemical hubs, generated $2.17b in revenues by exporting 4.16 million tons of products.

The plants operating in other parts of the country generated another $1.5b to the country's petrochemical revenues in the period.