TEHRAN (Dispatches) - Head of Iran National Carpet Center Farahnaz Rafe’ has said that the country’s export of hand-woven carpet has increased by 14 percent compared to last year.
"Iran has seen an increase of 14% in the export of hand-woven carpet,” Rafe’ said at the 23rd Handwoven Carpet Exhibition in Isfahan, adding, "The quality of Iranian carpet is second to none in the world of carpets.”
She asked the domestic centers for contributing to procuring the necessary raw material, noting that this will make Iran independent in the field.
Rafe’ noted that in 2019, the entire exported handwoven carpets in the world were worth 800 million dollars, 73 million dollars of which was the share of Iran.
The 23rd Handwoven Carpet Exhibition kicked off in Isfahan on Sunday.