The head of Industry, Mine, and Trade Organization in Kerman Province said that over 2 million dollars of hand-woven carpets exported from this province to other countries.
Mehdi Hosseinnejadian made the remarks in an interview with IRNA on Sunday that in past one year, over two million dollars of hand-woven carpets exported from this province to other countries.
Carpet weaving is a well-known Iranian art worldwide and is also very popular in different Iranian cities especially Kerman, Isfahan, and Chahar Mahal and Bakhtiari provinces.
Rouhollah Latifi, the spokesman for Iran’s Customs Administration, said on Dec 19, 2020 that the value of exports of the country’s hand-woven carpets has been 48.9 million dollars in past eight months of the Iranian year (starting on March 20, 2020).
The figure shows 800,000 dollars decrease that seems logical due to the pandemic and closure of the borders, Rouhollah Latifi told Firoozeh Carpet.