Iran exports US$2.3 billion engineering services in first 10 months

TEHRAN, Feb 23 (Bernama) — Iran exported over US$2.3 billion worth of technical and engineering services in the first 10 months of the current Iranian calendar year, which began on March 20, 2012, Iran’s Mehr News Agency (MNA) reported.

The exported services are predominantly in the hydroelectric, power and transmission sectors.

Iran has signed couple of technical and engineering projects in recent years in the fields of energy, industry and housing in several Asian and African countries.

Iran aims to export US$4.5 billion worth of technical and engineering services in the current calendar year.

Iran has exported over US$20 billion worth of technical and engineering services over 2001-2011, the head of the Trade Promotion Organisation of Iran (TPOI) had said recently. Hamid Safdel added that the exports were mainly related to power, industry, road, and petrochemical sectors.

By Bernama

 

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