Seyed Jalal Mirhashemi, NPC’s
director of production control, said production stood at 25 million tons during
the period, adding petrochemical plants operated with a good capacity during
the 5 months.
He added: "Petrochemical
industry as one of the parent industries is one of the most important pillars
of development and the driving force of various sectors of the economy and the
approach of the National Petrochemical Company is to complete the production
chain, diversify products, feed domestic industries and increase the value of
the product portfolio.”
The official said that this year
plans were under way to maximize productivity of the sector.