Iran carpet exports exceed $70m in 3 months

Financial Tribune – Around $74 million worth of machine-woven carpets were exported from Iran to Central Asia, Europe, Australia and neighboring countries such as Iraq and Afghanistan during the first three months of the current Iranian year (March 21-June 22), according to deputy minister of industries, mining and trade, Golnar Nassrollahi.

At present, there are close to 900 machine-woven carpet production units in Iran.

About 55,500 tons of machine-woven carpets worth $306.5 million were exported in the last Iranian year (March 2016-17), indicating a 4.3% rise in weight and an 8.9% decrease in value year-on-year.