Industry, Mine & Trade of Iran at a Glance


Industry, Mine & Trade of Iran at a Glance

Having the largest economic share of the country, the Industry, Mine, and Trade section of Iran has a vast interaction with other social, economic and political parts of the society. Hence, getting familiar with the current conditions, plans, and policies of the section ...


Having the largest economic share of the country, the Industry, Mine, and Trade section of Iran has a vast interaction with other social, economic and political parts of the society. Hence, getting familiar with the current conditions, plans, and policies of the section could provide the addresses with a vivid picture of the position and capability of the country’s economy. The vast connection of the section with other ones such as financial and baking ones, exchange, production, distribution, employment, import, export, relation between the consumers and  producers and other sections as well as its effects and impressions, indicates the high importance of the Industry, Mine, and Trade section of the country.

Industry, Mine, and Trade in Iran at a glance by a summary statistic:

 


Industry

Specification of industry sector:

Industrial plants which have production license: 87000 units

Employment of industrial sector: approximately 3400000 people

Industrial competitiveness index (UNIDO report): The 67th rank in 2012 (among 142 countries)


Table 1. Production Capacity of the Some Selected Industries

Selected Goods

Unit

Current Capacity

Selected Goods

Unit Current Capacity

Petrochemical

Million Tons

58

Tires &Tubes

Thousand Tons

360

Medicine

Billion numbers

50

Industrial equipment

Thousand Tons

850

Cement

Million Tons

80

Refrigerator

Million numbers

2.4

Ceramic & tile

Million square meters

500

Washing machine

Million number

1.7

Automobile

Million numbers

1.9

Water air conditioner

Million numbers

2.2

Iron ore

Million Tons

66

Acrylic Fiber

Thousand Tons

40

Raw Steel

Million Tons

24

Polyester fiber

Thousand Tons

240

Aluminum Ingot

Thousand Tons

460

Cotton yarn

Thousand ton

240

Copper cathode

Thousand Tons

255

Polyester yarn

Thousand Tons

300

LED & LCD

Million numbers

2.3

Machine- made the carpet

Million square meters

100

 


Table 2. Share and Global Ranking of Some Industrial Products


Name

Year

Share (%)

Rank

Automobile

2014

1.2

18

Steel

2014

1

14

Aluminum Ingot

2013

0.63

22

Cement

2014

1.8

4

Copper

2014

1.04

16

Lead

2013

0.72

16

Zinc

2013

0.96

16



 


Mine

Specifications of the Mining sector:

Active Mines: 5400 units (except for 3500 sand mines).

Employment of Mine sector: approximately 130000 people.

Active Mine Reserve: approximately 43 billion tons.

About 7% of the country area has been explored.

The rank of 10 in the world in terms of variety of minerals (with 68 types)

Some information about the global share and ranking in producing minerals is as follow:


Table 3. Ranking and share of producing some minerals

Name

Year

Share (%)

Rank

Iron Ore

2014

1.4

9

Bauxite

2013

0.27

17

Barite

2013

3.2

8

Bentonite

2013

2.4

9

Coking Coal

2013

0.1

17

Kaolin

2013

2.6

11

Perlite

2013

1.9

6

 

 

Trade

Specifications of domestic trade sector:

The number of guild units: approximately 3 million

The number of distribution firms: 85 ones across the country and 550 ones across provinces

The storage capacity of goods: 24 million tons

Employment of guilds: approximately 6 million people

The rank of 21 in the market size (based on 2014 report)

Table 4. Share and Rank in the World Trade

 

 

Topic

 

 

 

Product type

 

Value (Billion USD)

 

 

Iran Share (%)

 

Ranking

 

 

World

 

 

Iran

 

Number of Countries

 

Rank of Iran

 

 

Export

 

 

Goods

 

 

18682

 

 

4799

 

 

0.34

 

 

229

 

 

51

 

 

Services

 

 

4972

 

 

8.94

 

 

0.18

 

 

152

 

 

60

 

 

Import

 

 

Goods

 

 

18791

 

55.7

 

 

0.29

 

 

228

 

 

50

 

 

Services

 

 

4799

 

 

14.87

 

 

0.31

 

 152

 

49

 

 

Reference:

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