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Iran's petrochemical exports fetch US$ 13bn since March'12
Mar '13
Iran has earned nearly US$ 13 billion in exports of petrochemical products during the first 336 days of Iranian calendar year that began on March 21, 2012.
The exports of paraxylene, benzene and other petrochemical products from the Assaluyeh port, located in the southern part of the country, fetched US$ 12.856 billion for Iran, Mehr News Agency reported.
According to the report, Iran’s petrochemical products were mainly exported to China, India, Japan, Indonesia, Thailand, Afghanistan, United Arab Emirates, Spain, Taiwan, Malaysia, Turkey, Vietnam and the Netherlands during the period.
Last calendar year, Iran exported a total of 18.2 million tons of petrochemicals and polymers worth around US$ 14.2 billion to over 60 countries.
Iran’s National Petrochemical Company (NPC) is currently the second-biggest manufacturer and exporter of petrochemicals in the Middle East, next only to Saudi Arabia.

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