Tehran (IP) - The spokesman of Iran's government reported that the volume of Iran's trade passed $90 billion.

Iran PressIran News: In his weekly press conference on Tuesday, Ali Bahadori-Jahromi said that President Ebrahim Raisi's administration was determined not to tie people's needs to the Vienna sanctions removal talks, saying that Iran's foreign trade has enjoyed a 40% growth. 

Bahadori-Jahromi stated that since the beginning of the Raisi administration, the country's foreign trade has grown by 40% and with $45 billion of exports, of which 73% were non-oil exports.

He said: "During the past 6 months, the government has been able to establish 6 business centers in Turkey, UAE, China, Turkmenistan, Armenia and Russia, and our economic growth and foreign trade has reached 412% with the establishment of these business centers."

He added: "According to the emphasis of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution on controlling the price of home appliances in the last month, we have witnessed a 5 to 13 percent decrease in the price of home appliances." 

Iran to eliminate flare for environment protection

Iran's government spokesman said that the elimination of flare gases in the east of Karun, southwestern Iran, which would reduce greenhouses gases by 10%, is among the government's measures to protect the environment.

The flare, alternatively known as a flare stack, flare boom, ground flare, or flare pit, is a gas combustion device used in industrial plants such as petroleum refineries, chemical plants, and natural gas processing plants. They are also expected at oil or gas extraction sites having oil wells, gas wells, offshore oil and gas rigs, and landfills. 

A gas burner is an extended vertical pipe used as an essential part in oil wells, refineries, petrochemicals, and chemical plants to burn waste gases and flammable. 

In this regard, Ali Bahadori-Jahromi told Iran Press: "Good measures have been taken in the field of burner gases. The move also has the economic benefit of injecting 13 million cubic meters more gas into power plants and reducing pollution." 

The government official referred to the impact of the implementation of the contracts of the Ministry of Oil for flare gas, saying: "500 million cubic feet of burner gas will be removed and saved. 27 contracts will be concluded for the omission of East Karun burner gases, the total of which will reach one billion Euros."

He stressed: "In 3-year period, 500 million cubic feet of burner gas will be removed and saved daily, and after the implementation of all contracts, we will see a 10% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions."


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