Handmade carpet exports totaled 366.9 tonnes worth $4.8 million in the first two months of fiscal 2021-22 (March 21-May 21), representing a 275.1 percent and an 84 percent increase in weight and value, respectively, over the previous year’s corresponding period, when 97.8 tonnes worth $2.6 million were exported.

Fars News Agency stated that 214.4 tonnes worth $2.7 million were exported in the second fiscal month (April 21-May 21), representing a 155 percent and 28.5 percent increase year on year.
According to the most recent production figures published by Farahnaz Rafe’, Director of Iran National Carpet Center, Iran’s handwoven carpet output increased by 34% over the first ten months of the previous Iranian year (March 20, 2020-Jan. 21) compared to the same time the previous year.