Economy, Domestic Economy

Apparel Exports Earn $39m

Apparel Exports Earn $39mApparel Exports Earn $39m

About 3,000 tons of apparel worth $39 million were exported from Iran during the nine months to Dec. 21, 2017, the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration announced.

The main export destinations were Afghanistan, Iraq, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, the UAE, Turkey, Oman, Azerbaijan, Kuwait, Armenia, Georgia, Yemen, Germany, the Netherlands, Canada, the UK, Lebanon, India, Norway, Japan, Spain and Australia, IRNA reported.

A total of $48 million worth of apparel were exported in the last Iranian year (March 2016-17).

The Iranian apparel market is worth $8.13 billion. More than $5.54 billion of this sum are supplied by domestic producers, $95 million by legal imports and the rest is smuggled into the country.

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