Iran’s iron ore exports up 37% y-o-y in January-February 2013

Iran shipped 4.22 million tonnes of iron ore in the first two months of 2013, as a devalued currency continued to support exports.

This is a 37% increase over the corresponding period last year, when Iran exported 3.07 million tonnes, according to information recently released by the country’s customs authority. Iran has been expanding its exports of iron ore rapidly over the past few years. The devaluation of the Iranian...


Sohrab Mehrabian

March 29, 2013

09:21 GMT