South Pars Year-on-Year Non-Oil Exports Hikes 94% 9/27/2015
South Pars Year-on-Year Non-Oil Exports Hikes 94%
TEHRAN (FNA)- Customs chief of Pars Special Economic Energy Zone (PSEEZ) Khodadad Rahimi announced on Sunday that exports of non-oil products from the PSEEZ registered a 94-percent-growth in the sixth Iranian calendar month of Shahrivar (August 23-September 22) as compared to the same period last year.
Rahimi said China, Japan, UAE, India, Turkey, Iraq, Taiwan, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Armenia, Russia, Mozambique, Egypt, Syria, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Qatar, Tanzania, the Philippines, Kenya, Georgia, Mexico, South Korea and Azerbaijan Republic were the destinations for PSEEZ products in this period.
Iran earned more than $3.2bln by exporting goods from PSEEZ during the first three months of the current Iranian calendar year which began on March 21, the zone's managing director said in June.
Mehdi Yousefi said the country exported $3.6bln non-oil items during the period.
The figure did not include condensate exports which amounted to $2.2bln during the first quarter of the Iranian year.
Export of non-oil goods grew 68 percent in terms and weight and 24 percent in terms of value year-on-year, added the official.
The exported items included petroleum heavy ends, light and heavy polyethylene, ethylene glycol di-ethylene glycol mono and Terry, nitrogen, butane, propane, gas, Paraxylene, cement and methanol.