IRAN: Tehran attributes easing of pc sanctions for boost in production and exports

"The production of petrochemical products has increased by 6.5 % and their exports volume has increased by 6 % in the first three months of the current Iranian year,” said Mohammad Hassan Peyvandi, president of Iran's National Petrochemical Co.

In the year ending 20 Mar. 2014, Iran produced over 40-million tons of petrochemicals and exported petrochemicals valued at USD 9-billion, he noted.

Source: Weekly "PetroChemical News", Durham, NC, USA; 28 July 2014
(Syed Rashid Ali, Karachi, Pakistan)