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Mineral Exports Hit $2 Billion

Steel topped the list of exports in terms of value with $1.11 billion and was followed by copper with $334.12 million and cement with $120.98 million
Mineral Exports Hit $2 BillionMineral Exports Hit $2 Billion

A total of 15.69 million tons of mineral products worth $2.17 billion were exported from Iran in the first five months of the current fiscal year (March 20-Aug. 21).
According to a new report released by the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization, steel topped the list of exports in terms of value with $1.11 billion. It was followed by copper with $334.12 million and cement with $120.98 million.
In terms of tonnage, cement had the lion’s share with 5.7 million tons, followed by steel with 3 million tons. 
Different types of stone ranked third with 1.81 million tons, followed by iron ore in the form of fines/lumps with 1.04 million tons. 
According to the IMIDRO data, alumina powder exports saw the biggest jump in terms of value (2,069% year-on-year) to reach $720,000, followed by mica with $10,000 (up 507% YOY), ferro-silico manganese with $130,000 (up 59% YOY), aluminum products with $63.56 million (up 44% YOY) and ferro molybdenum with $5.41 million (up 18% YOY). 

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