Tehran (IP) - Iran’s non-oil export has reached 27 billion dollars in seven months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2021, to October 22, 2021).

Iran PressIran news: Deputy Minister of Industry, Mine, and Trade for industries affairs Mehdi Sadeghi Niaraki made the remarks in a ceremony to commemorate Industry and Mining Day in East Azarbaijan province on Friday, noting that the volume of non-oil export indicates 48 percent and 15 percent increases in terms of value and weight respectively.

The official argued that production growth is one of the main strategies to develop the Islamic Republic, adding that the Statistical Centre of Iran and the Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran announced in different reports 5.5 percent and 6.1 percent production growth, respectively.

In line with a new economic regulation of the administration of President Ebrahim Raisi, five billion dollars has been allocated to remove obstacles in the way of exporting Iran-made products, he noted.

As to spatial planning in industry, mining, and trade sectors, Sadeghi Niaraki said that some 450 economic elite and operators would submit their suggestions and reports on local capacities.

According to statistical reports, 15 out of 25 industrial fields have experienced growth, and the home appliances industry has seen an eight percent growth.

The deputy minister went on to say that the Ministry of Industry, Mine, and Trade kicked off a movement to promote homemade products, noting that East Azarbaijan province has got 80 percent of the indigenization process so far.

As a result of supports made by the Ministry of Industry, Mine, and Trade, the value of export commodities increased 48 percent in seven months this year compared to figures announced in the same period last year.


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