Economy, Domestic Economy

Qazvin Glass Exports

Qazvin Glass ExportsQazvin Glass Exports

About 906,000 metric tons of glass, valued at $3 million, was exported from Qazvin province during the past Iranian year (ended March 20), which shows close to 36% decline compared with the preceding year, director general of the provincial industry, mine and trade organization, Ali Porzahmat, announced on Tuesday. “Iraq, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, India, Afghanistan, Georgia, Armenia and the UAE have been among the major importers of glass from the province,” he was quoted by Mehr news agency as saying. Qazvin produces about 124,000 tons of tinted glass bottles for use in food and medicine packaging annually, he added.