Head of Association of Handmade Carpet Sellers says Iran’s hand-woven carpet exports declined by 85% last year, adding that foreign customers of Iranian carpets have decreased.
A member of board of representatives of Tehran Chamber of Commerce says the amount of carpet exports has been almost zeroed this year.
Spokesperson to Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) Ruhollah Latifi says Iran has exported hand-woven carpet worth of $47.9m in the past eight months which shows only $800m decline comparing to the same period last year.
A member of Tehran Chamber of Commerce believes Iran’s carpet export is in a very bad condition due to several existing problems.
The Caretaker of Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade says due to the sanctions, Iran’s carpet export is experiencing its worst condition as the revenue in this sector has slumped to from $2b to $60m.
Head of Iran’s National Carpet Center Ms. Farahnaz Rafe says the outbreak of coronavirus has affected the carpet market in the country and it has inflicted losses on carpet weaving workshops and threatens this sector.
Head of handicrafts, carpet and tourism committee of Iran Chamber of Cooperatives Mr. Abdollah Bahrami believes by a good and wise planning,carpets and handicrafts can replace oil sales revenues in the country.
Head of Iran National Carpet Center (INCC) Fereshteh Dastpak expressed hope that China would ease the ground for imports of silk for Iranian carpet weavers.
TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iranian Vice-President and Head of the Management and Planning Organization (MPO) Mohammad Baqer Nobakht said that Iran’s after accomplishing an objective of increasing non-oil exports to 15 neighboring countries by two-fold to counter the US bans on its oil sale. Nobakht said on Monday that non-oil exports to 15 neighboring and […]
The United States’ ban on Iranian products will result in the loss of US and UAE’s markets for Iranian carpets, hence it is necessary for exporters to focus on alternative markets such as Germany, Russia and Oman, Deputy Industries Minister Sadeq Najafi said. Germany, Italy, France, Switzerland, the United States, the UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Lebanon […]