Minerals Exports Rose 7% in 8 Months on Year

Minerals Exports Rose 7% in 8 Months on Year

The value of Iran’s minerals export during the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year rose 7 percent compared to that of the same period of time in the past year.
Iran exported 39.882 million tons of minerals worth $6.874 billion during the eight-month period. Of the mentioned figure of exports, $3.298 billion was related to the chain of steel products and $514 million was from the chain of copper products.
The country is one of the top 10 mineral-rich countries where 68 types of minerals have been identified so far, including the world’s largest deposits of copper, zinc and iron ore, which are tempting international investors.