Manufacturing Industry and Agriculture
In 1986, statistics were taken on the Iranian industrial factories of all sizes. According to these statistics about 33% of the larger factories were situated in the province of Tehran, 10% in the province of Isfahan and 7% in the province of Khorassan, the rest in the other provinces, in the following order:
4- East Azerbailan
5- The Central Province
The other provinces are insignificant as far as industrial activities are concerned.
In 1993 and 1994 Iran produced:
|Jeeps & Station Wagons||1,322||1,298|
Graders & Mechanical Shovels
|Auto Diesel Engines||5,413||1,424|
|Vehicle Tires (2)||81.1||97.6|
|Vegetable Oil (2)||616.7||674.9|
|Sugar and Cube Sugar (2)||844.2||777.9|
l) tons; 2) 1,000tons; 3) milliontons
The country’s non-oil exports amounted to about 4,450 million dollars (at the official rate of 1,750 rials per rJSD, current at the time), consisting of:
|Agricultural and Traditional Goods||US$ 1,859.9 m|
|Minerals||US$ 64.2 m|
|Industrial Goods US$||US$ 1,061.0 m|
|Miscellaneous||US$ 242.1 m|
|Total||US$ 3,227.2 m*|
*Based on Chamberr of Commerce, Industries and Mines’ statistics.
Of the total of 14 million hectares of land presently under cultivatiotion, 48% is used for dry-farming, 41% for irrigation farming (various irrigation methods) and 9.2% for orchards and plantations leg of pistachios, dates, olives…).