TEHRAN (Dispatches) – The Director of Pars Special Economic and Energy Zone Ahmad Pourheidar said on Wednesday that the exports of non-oil products from South Pars customs office in southern Iran have grown by 23% in terms of weight over the third Iranian month of Khordad (ended on June 21) compared to figures from the same month last year, according to a local official.
Pourheidar said that non-oil exports from South Pars customs office also shows a 2% growth in term of value.
He said that the increase in exports was made despite the tough U.S. sanctions on Iran.
Over 1.57 million tons of non-oil commodities valued at $706.5 million were exported from South Pars customs office in the one-month period, the official said.
South Pars Zone, which is regarded as Iran’s hub for energy and gas, is the main center for exports of Iran’s gas condensates.