Ahmed Mahdavi Abhari told reporters on Tuesday that
$9.605 billion out of $24.251 bn of non-oil exports belong to the country's
petrochemical industry during the period.
He said the petrochemical industry is the most
advantageous industry of the country, which should be given special attention
for sustainable economic development.
“It was this industry that supported the country’s
economy after imposition of the primary sanctions in the 2010s and then after Trump's
withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in 2018 and the
intensification of the economic war against Iran.”
He added: "Iranian petrochemical companies
have no problem in exporting petrochemical products and sometimes they even
pre-sell exported items."
The Secretary General of the Petrochemical
Industry Employers Association stated that today the world is moving towards
the use of new technologies and the transformation of petrochemical products
into value added, and continued: “Petrochemical products have a special place in
people's daily lives and are increasing every day, so an economic perspective