EghtesadOnline: The 10th International Exhibition of Floorings, Moquette, Machine-Made Carpet and Related Industries is scheduled to open at Tehran International Fairground on Sept. 6.
According to the official website of the event at Eurasianavid.com, the exhibition has been organized with the aim of providing a platform for producers, traders, banks, credit institutions and everyone involved in the industry to showcase their latest products and services to help boost domestic sales and exports. The four-day event will conclude on Sept. 9. About $287 million worth of machine-made carpets were exported from Iran in the last fiscal year (March 2017-18). The main export destinations for these products were the neighboring countries of Afghanistan and Iraq, according to the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration’s data. Close to $4.8 million worth of machine-made carpets were imported over the same period. Turkey with $2.5 million was the main source of carpet imports, according to Financial Tribune.