Economy, Domestic Economy

Pars SEZ Exports Earn $2.4b in 3 Months

Close to 5 million tons of non-oil products worth $2.47 billion were exported from the Pars Special Economic Energy Zone during the three months to June 21, indicating a 15% rise in volume compared with the corresponding period of last year.

The value of non-oil commodities produced in and exported from the zone stood at $8.86 million during the period, PSEEZ Managing Director Mehdi Yousefi was quoted as saying by IRNA.

These products included ethylene glycol, urea, butane, propane, p-Xylene, monoethylene glycol, triethylene glycol, low-density and high-density polyethylene, natural-gas condensate, petroleum heavy ends, cement and methanol.

According to Yousefi, 29 countries imported non-oil commodities from PSEEZ during the three-month period.

The PSEEZ exported 34.19 million tons of oil and non-oil commodities worth $14.91 billion in the last Iranian year (March 2016-17).

Pars Special Economic Energy Zone, established in 1998, is home to major oil, gas and petrochemical facilities. It is located in the southeast Bushehr Province along the coasts of Persian Gulf and some 570 kilometers west of the port city of Bandar Abbas.


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