National Petrochemical Company (NPC) says Iran's total petrochemical production capacity will reach 72 million tons per year this calendar year which began on March 21.
Managing Director of National Petrochemical Company (NPC)
Marziyeh Shahdaei said Iran will launch a number of key petrochemical projects
during the current calendar year which will bring the country's total
petrochemical output to 72 mt/y from currently 65my/y.
She said the realization of Joint Comprehensive Plan of
Action (JCPOA) achievements will be manifest in this year, adding the
petrochemical output of the country is expected to rise by 18% year-on-year in
this year crossing 59 mt/y.
Marziyeh Shahdaei, who is also deputy petroleum minister in
petrochemical affairs, estimated that a total of 23 million tons of
petrochemical will be exported during the year as well, fetching the country
some $11b in revenues.
She further said 10 million tons of products
will also be sold on the domestic market during the year with an estimated
values of IRR 190,000b.