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Stone Exports Top $300m

With more than 4 billion tons, Iran has the fourth largest stone reserves in the world
Stone Exports Top $300m Stone Exports Top $300m

More than 580,000 tons of processed stones worth $144 million were exported from Iran during the last Iranian year (ended March 20, 2019) to register an increase of 14% compared with the year before.
According to Vice Chairman of Iran Stone Association Malek Rahmati, an additional 1 million tons of semi-processed stones worth $161 million were also exported during the same period, IRNA reported.
With more than 4 billion tons, Iran has the fourth largest stone reserves in the world.
“Iran’s processed stone production capacity stands at 180 million square meters per year, while actual production is about 80-85 million square meters,” he said.

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