Jan 3, 2018, 5:03 PM
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Tabriz petchem exports up 29%

Tabriz, Jan 3, IRNA – A sum of 162,000 tons petrochemicals were exported from Tabriz in 9 months of the current Iranian calendar year (will end on March 20) which had 29% growth compared with the same period last year.

“European, African and Asian countries were among Iran’s customers,” Director General of Tabriz Petrochemicals Company Siavash Derafshi told Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA).

“Tabriz Petrochemicals Company exported 25,000 tons of petrochemical products which experienced a rise of over 1.5 fold,' he said.

Tabriz Petrochemical Company (TPC), established in 1990, operates a large production complex at Tabriz city suburb in north-west of Iran. The complex encompasses an area of 391 hectares at an altitude of 1362 meters above the sea level and is situated adjacent to Tabriz Refinery. Operating since1996, it mainly produces raw plastics such as polyethylenes, polystyrenes and ABS.

The main feedstock for the complex is light and heavy naphtha and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG). Major portion of the feedstock is supplied by Tabriz Refinery and the rest by Tehran Refinery through pipeline and petrochemical companies at southern Iran by truck.

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