Iran industry, mine sector experience 18% growth

Iran industry, mine sector experience 18% growth
Iran’s Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Reza Rahmani referred to development indices in industry and mining sector, saying it has experienced 18% rise during the first six months of the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21). Speaking in inaugural ceremony of copper concentrate factory in Ahar, Rahmani said that Iran has experienced 6.5% growth in steel, 9.1% rise in steel products, over 6% growth in cement and 13% rise in glass production compared with the same period last year. He said that enemy was aimed at waging economic war and pressuring production units, adding promotion in the related indices indicates the US failure.