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Carpet, Kilim, Gabbeh Exported to 57 Countries

Carpet, Kilim, Gabbeh Exported to 57 Countries Carpet, Kilim, Gabbeh Exported to 57 Countries

A total of 20,886 tons of handmade Persian carpets, kilim and gabbeh worth $82.58 million were exported from Iran to 57 countries during the first four months of the current Iranian year (March 20-July 21), according to the spokesperson of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration.
“Our main export destinations were Afghanistan with around $18 million, Iraq with $17.4 million and Pakistan with $5.42 million. Other main customers of Iranian handmade carpets, kilim and gabbeh were Canada, Australia, Germany, Japan, Italy, Kuwait, Kenya, New Zealand, Bahrain, Belgium, Qatar, Thailand, China, France, the UK, India and Denmark,” Rouhollah Latifi was also quoted as saying by Mehr News Agency.
Kilim is a flat tapestry-woven carpet or rug traditionally produced in Iran, Azerbaijan, the Balkans and the Turkic countries of Central Asia. It can be purely decorative or used as a prayer rug. 

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