Iran’s Export of Mining, Mineral Products Up 12% in A Month
- May, 09, 2023 - 12:28
- Economy news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s major mining and mineral companies exported $951.9 million worth of mining and mineral products in the first month of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21 to April 20), showing a 12 percent growth compared to same period last year.
According to the statistics, mining and mineral companies exported 4.687 million tons of various types of minerals in the first month of the current year, registering a 55 percent growth in weight.
They exported $34 million worth of iron ore concentrate, $27 million worth of cement products and $2.8 million worth of aluminum products to the target markets.
Accordingly, 281.4 tons of various types of products in mining and minerals’ sector, valued at $300.6 million, were imported into the country from March 21 to April 20 to meet the domestic demands, showing a 55 and 19 percent growth in value and weight respectively compared to last year’s corresponding period.
Earlier, the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) announced that more than $12.2 billion worth of mining and mineral products were exported by major mineral companies last year (ended March 20, 2023), registering a 3.4 percent growth in weight compared to a year earlier.