Tiles & Ceramics
Atotal of 158.45 million square meters of tiles were produced in Iran during the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 21- Aug. 22) to register an increase of 4.4% compared with last year’s corresponding period.
Tile production during the fifth Iranian month (July 23-Aug. 22) stood at 33.98 million square meters, 0.9% more compared to the month before, Fars News Agency reported citing data from the Ministry of Industries, Mining, and Trade.
A total of 400 million square meters of tiles and ceramics were produced in the country last year (March 2018-19), over 100 million square meters of which were exported.
The nominal capacity of Iran's tile and ceramic industry rose from 500 million square meters in the fiscal March 2014-15 to 540 million square meters in the fiscal 2017-18.
Plans are underway to increase the figure to 700 million square meters by 2025.
About 80% of Iran’s tile and ceramics exports go to neighboring Iraq. Countries in East Asia and Africa are also customers of Iranian tile and ceramics.
Chairman of the Board of Eurasian Economic Commission Mikhail Myasnikovich in a meeting with Iran’s Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf in Moscow on Tuesday said the Eurasian member states attach high importance to their relations with Iran, especially in economic fields.
The value of trades at Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME) has risen 42 percent in the past Iranian calendar week (ended on Friday), the IME’s Public Relations Department reported.
The Statistical Center of Iran (SCI) has announced that the housing price in the country has risen 8.2 percent during the past Iranian calendar month Dey (December 20, 2020 - January 19, 2021), as compared to the same month in the past year.
An official with the customs department of Gilan Province, in the north of Iran, said that 877,393 tons of commodities valued at $518.7 million have been exported from the province during the first ten months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2020-January 19, 2021).
The value and weight of trades at Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME) has increased 26 percent and 62 percent, respectively, in the past Iranian calendar week (ended on Friday).
Housing price in Tehran city has risen 1.8 percent in the tenth Iranian calendar month (December 21, 2020-January 19, 2021), from its previous month, according to the latest report released by the Central Bank of Iran (CBI).