In his speech at the 14th Iran Petrochemical Forum (IPF), Shahmirzaei added that the
industry's management has implemented measures to prevent price hikes of
petrochemical products, which will help in achieving the goal of controlling
He also emphasized the petrochemical industry's
contribution to the country's economy, including the export of goods,
equipment, and catalysts to foreign countries.
Shahmirzaei revealed that the industry has
achieved a production capacity of 93 million tons despite international
sanctions and restrictions, and is set to double its production capacity within
the next decade.
Additionally, he highlighted the industry's
progress towards self-sufficiency, with over 80% self-sufficiency in the field
of goods and equipment, and the intention to achieve complete self-sufficiency
within the next six years.
Shahmirzaei also called for support from
investors and those interested in the industry, emphasizing the need for the
completion of the value chain of the petrochemical industry.
He added that the industry has shone brightly in
foreign exchange and is set to reduce the gap between installed capacity and
production this year.
The speech concluded with Shahmirzaei expressing
his hope for the petrochemical industry to become a source of pride and honor