The former director general of the textile and clothing department of the Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade said:
At present, more than $ 40 billion in the textile and clothing market of Iran.
Syedohushang Ghadaryan in the “Challenge” program of Radio Economics added: “Supply and demand for trafficking in the community would be necessary. If people are aware of the benefits of using artifacts in general, and in particular domestic textiles and clothing, it is undoubtedly the product of domestic production on foreign goods, Smuggling prefer.
He also said: The textile and clothing industry has a high employment potential compared to other industrial branches.
The former director of the textile and clothing department of the Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade said: “This industry is very important, in addition to engaging in negotiation of foreign exchange, the development of non-oil exports, the dynamics of production and economic growth.
He added that the entry of smuggled goods into the country apart from the withdrawal of the currency, the closure of factories, the increase in unemployment and many other things in the discussion of the influence of foreign culture inside are also very influential.
Qadrian said, referring to the $ 6 billion share of clothing smuggling in the country, saying that half of the country’s textile and clothing needs, such as bags, shoes, hats, etc., are currently produced internally.
He explained to Radio Economics that while 50% of the current share of domestic products could be increased to more than 90% by increasing efficiency, improving quality and design.
The former director general of the textile and clothing department of the Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade said: “According to global statistics, 20% of the GDP of each country is buying clothes and textiles.”
He added that the volume of the textile and clothing market in Iran is more than $ 40 billion, adding that $ 2.6 billion from smuggling, $ 20 billion in domestic production and the rest are officially imported into the country.
In another part of his speech, Ghadiran considered Iran-Turkey preferential tariff unequal and said that the conclusion of this tariff, which had been delayed for more than two decades behind the doors of the Ministry of Industry and Mines, was suddenly signed without the knowledge and consultation of expert experts.
He also said that in the preferential phase of the oil pipeline, it should be interim and win-win, adding that the country’s raw materials will be exported to Turkey in the form of this agreement, and will be imported into Iran in the case of finished goods.