Iran exports $500.000 minerals

TEHRAN (ISNA)- Iran exported $500.000 of minerals two years ago, data released by Iranian National Statistics Center suggests.

Iran had 5400 working mines two years ago whose value totaled $4.300.000 and exported $500.000 of mineral products to other countries.

The number of working mines rose by 123 comparing to the similar period three years ago.

The amount of industrial products jumped by 833.333 two years ago comparing to the corresponding period in the year before.

The mines mainly extracted sand, decorative stones, rubble, iron ore, limestone and gypsum.

Iron ore and cupper mines had the highest level of productions.