Economic growth touches 7% in 3 months yr/yr

September 8, 2017

TEHRAN- According to the latest data released by Statistical Center of Iran (SCI), the country’s economic growth was seven percent, including oil revenues, for the first three months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-June 21, 2017).

As reported, economic growth, excluding Iran’s oil income, in the said period reached 6.5 percent, compared to the same time span in the year before. 

According to the published data, in the agriculture sector growth improved 3.1 percent, industrial sector (including industry, energy, building, mines, and extraction of oil and gas) grew 4.9 percent, and services sector witnessed a growth of 8.3 percent year-on-year from March 21 to June 21, 2017.


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