EghtesadOnline: The 25th International Exhibition of Chandeliers and Decorative Lights will be held in Tehran’s International Permanent Fairground from December 24 to 27.
More than 200 domestic and about 20 foreign companies from countries, including Turkey, China, and Taiwan, are expected to attend the four-day event, ILNA reported.
The expo will provide a platform for players in this industry to showcase their latest products, manufacturing equipment and machinery. It is aimed at the industry’s development and production growth, increasing productivity and jobs, expanding exports and introducing the world’s latest technology to the domestic industry.
Currently, there are 400 manufacturers of chandeliers and decorative lights in Iran, creating around 40,000 jobs directly and over 100,000 indirectly, Financial Tribune reported.
Some 70% of the raw materials are provided domestically and domestic producers fully meet the domestic demand.
The Iranian chandelier industry is among the top five brands in the world, along with Italy, Czech Republic, France and China.
Iranian products are exported to countries in Central Asia and Caucasus, as well as Italy, which is one of the renowned countries in this field.
Exports bring in over $260 million for the country annually.
The industry has an annual turnover of over 4 trillion rials ($94.78 million).