Iran’s Persian Gulf Special Zone exports surpass $1 bln

TEHRAN (ISNA)- Iran’s exports in Persian Gulf Special Zone surpassed $1 billion last year (which ended on March 20, 2015) and is expected to grow more, said Mehdi Karbasian, Chairman of Board of Directors of Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO).

“Last year, we had over one billion dollars exports from Persian Gulf Special Zone and we can have higher exports this year and in the future,” he said.

Speaking in the inauguration ceremony of developing a wharft for loading and unloading bulk minerals in the Persian Gulf Economic and Mineral and Metal Industries Special Zone, he also said that the capacity of the zone’s wharf reaches 12 million tons which has doubled exports of the bulk minerals after implementing the plan.

He also said that water, power, gas, wharf and railroad have been provided in Persian Gulf.

Karbasian noted that famous foreign investors have expressed their readiness for petrochemical section in Parsian Special Economic Zone in Hormuzgan Province.

By ISNA