Dec 24, 2017, 4:15 PM
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Iran's Hormuzgan province exports 1.5m tons bitumen

Bandar Abbas, Dec 24, IRNA – Head of Hormuzgan Province Organization of Industry, Mine and Trade Khalil Qasemi said on Sunday that 1.415 million tons of bitumen worth 368 million dollars were exported in the first nine months of the year (beginning March 21).

He said that the bitumen was exported to India, Kenya, Tanzania, Oman and littoral states of the Persian Gulf.

Qasemi said 22 units are producing bitumen in the province with an annual capacity of 5.8 million tons.

More than 40 percent of Iran's bitumen exports belong to Hormuzgan province and this amount is 6 percent of the world's total export of bitumen.

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