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Iran Exports over $314mln Worth of Hand-Woven Carpets in One Year ...
english.farsnews.com 21/04/2014 Economy

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TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran exported $314.8mln worth of hand-woven carpets in the last Iranian year (March 20, 2013-March 20, 2014).

Hand-woven carpet shares about 1 percent of the country’s total non-oil exports’ value.

Hand-woven carpets ranked 21 in the list of Iranian non-oil exports during the mentioned period.

According to the latest report of the Iranian Customs Administration, the figure indicates a fall by 26.35 percent, compared to the preceding year.

The country exported its hand-woven carpets to some 80 countries during the last year. Germany, UAE, Japan, Lebanon, Italy, the UK, Pakistan, Qatar, Switzerland and Sweden topped the list of the countries which imported Iran’s carpets in the mentioned period.

Iran also exported some $51,000 worth of hand-made carpets to the USA.

Iran is the leading exporter of hand-woven carpets. Persian rugs are highly sought out for their intricate design and skilled craftsmanship, and that's why Iran exports carpets to more than 100 countries in the world.

Carpet-weaving is undoubtedly one of the most distinguished manifestations of the Persian culture and art, and dates back to ancient Persia.

There is an estimated population of 1.2 million weavers in Iran producing carpets for domestic markets and international export.

The country produces about five million square meters of carpets annually of which 80 percent are sold in international markets.

The United States, Europe (specially Germany and Italy), China, Brazil, South and Central Africa, along with neighboring countries are the most important markets for Iranian made Persian Carpets.
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