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Markazi Province: Synthetic Fibers Export Hub

Markazi Province: Synthetic Fibers Export HubMarkazi Province: Synthetic Fibers Export Hub

Markazi Province accounted for 36% of Iran’s $100-milllion synthetic fibers exports last year (March 2017-18), registering an over 9% increase compared with the year before, according to Jafar Asghari, an official with Markazi Industries, Mining and Trade Organization. Azerbaijan Republic, Armenia, Italy, Turkey, Iraq and Romania were the main export destinations of Markazi Province’s synthetic fibers. A total of 1,553 tons of non-oil goods worth $1.09 billion were exported from this western Iranian province last year, indicating a 24% rise year-on-year. The exported commodities included aluminum, petrochemicals, glass, pistachios, meat, tile and ceramics, plants and flowers, ornamental fish, building insulation materials, dairy, raisins, refrigerators, plaster and paint. A total of 136,000 tons of non-oil goods worth $398 million were imported into the province last year, IRNA reported. 

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