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Iran Handmade Carpet Exports Rise 21%

Domestic Economy Desk
The weeklong 27th Iran Handmade Carpet Exhibition opened in Tehran on Saturday
Handmade Carpet Exports Rise 21% to $100 MillionHandmade Carpet Exports Rise 21% to $100 Million
The US banned the import of Iranian carpets, pistachio and caviar from August 6

Iran exported $100 million worth of hand-woven carpets during the first four months of the current fiscal year (March 21-July 22), registering an increase of 21.7% in value compared to last year’s corresponding period.
The announcement was made by Fereshteh Dastpak, the head of Iran National Carpet Center, at the inauguration of the 27th Iran Handmade Carpet Exhibition on August 25.
Dastpak told Financial Tribune on the sidelines of the show that the expo is the biggest hand-woven carpet event in the world. 
Intricately-woven Persian rugs of all kinds and designs are being showcased in more than 700 booths at the Tehran expo.


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