Publishe Date: 9:47 PM - 2/26/2018 | Print

Official: Iran ups non-oil export by 5 percent

Economy - Advisor to the minister and Deputy Head of Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) for exporting goods and services Mohammad Reza Moudodi said that in the past 11 months non-oil goods export increased 5 percent in comparison with the same period of preceding year and passed 41 billion dollars.

He said that the next year (Iranian calendar) would be an important year for the exporters because of exporting incentives with a good budget in the field.

Moudodi said one of main duties of his office is to support development of export, adding that in the current year Iran had satisfactory export in the fields of petrochemical and steel and for next year one of the important goods for export is Caviar.

He added that development of non-oil export is necessary given to conducted investments and in other sectors with capability for competition like information technology services, tourism and food industries investment should take place.

Moudodi said 500 companies are taking 84 percent of total non-oil export and 16 other percent is taking by 7,439 other companies.

From 7,939 exporting companies in the country, one company had export volume between one to two billion dollars, 15 firms between 300 million to one billion dollars, 33 companies between 100 to 500 million dollars, 37 firms between 50 to 100 million dollars and 403 companies had export volume over 50 million dollars.

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