Speaking to NIPNA, Seyyed Mohammad Hossein Shariatmadar,
vice chairman of the Energy Committee of Tehran Chamber of Commerce, described
the year as the year of a leap in the petrochemical industry, adding construction
of several petrochemical projects under the sanctions and economic difficulties
was indicative of the progress of the industry.
He said that the sector played a key role in realization of
the goals of resilient economy in Iran, adding the industry created jobs and
bolstered the value of national capital by completing the value chain.
Shariatmadar emphasized that the development of the
petrochemical industry brought about huge benefits for the country's economy,
adding that the further development of the petrochemical industry, in addition
to preventing export of crude oil, will provide the downstream materials for
strengthening national production and economic development of the country.