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Construction Material Exports at $620 Million in Fiscal 2019-20

The exported products included wires, cables, tiles, ceramics, stone, light switches and sockets, china and ceramics, faucet, bathtub and shower, door and window, and pipe and profiles
Construction Material Exports at  $620 Million in Fiscal 2019-20Construction Material Exports at  $620 Million in Fiscal 2019-20

A total of $620 million worth of construction materials were exported from Iran during the last fiscal year (March 2019-20), according to the director general of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran's Arab and African Countries Division.
“Our exported products included wires and cables, tiles and ceramics, stone, light switches and sockets, china and ceramics, faucet, bathtub and shower, door and window, and pipe and profiles," Farzad Piltan was also quoted as saying by Fars News Agency.
Iraq, Afghanistan, Turkey, the UAE and Azerbaijan were the main destinations.
The official noted that only around $2 million of the total exports of these products were shipped to African countries, namely Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, Ghana, Ivory Coast and Nigeria.
He added that the main exporters to Africa’s lucrative construction materials market are China with $2.2 billion, Italy with $700 million, India with $400 million, France with $365 million and Turkey with $360 million per year.

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