6% Increase in Iran’s Petchem Output in Five Months

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – Iran’s petrochemical complexes produced more than 25 million tons of petrochemical products during the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 20-August 21, 2020), which shows a six percent increase compared to last year. Seyyed Jalal Mirhashemi, the production control manager of the National Petrochemical Company (NPC), also said on Monday that “Many complexes have witnessed production growth, and in general, with the efforts of our country’s petrochemical industry, it is predicted that a leap in the petrochemical industry will be achieved by March 20, 2021,” IRNA reported. He added that the petrochemical industry, as an upstream industry, is one of the most important pillars of development and the driving force of various sectors of the country’s economy .