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Iran Lodges Complaint against Sanctions on Carpets

The head of Iran National Carpet Center (INCC) deplored the US sanctions on hand-woven Persian carpets as a breach of international protocols and said the Islamic Republic has filed complaints against the embargoes. “Hand-woven Persian carpet belongs to the Iranian nation and is part of the national, cultural and intellectual identity of the Iranian people,” […]

Persian Rugs back to Brighten World Markets

By Maysam Bizaer for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. After Years of Sanctions, Persian Rugs back to Brighten World Markets Iran’s capital city hosted the world’s largest and most prestigious handmade carpet exhibition Aug. 23-29. Hamid Kargar, the head of Iran National Carpet Center, told Al-Monitor, “About […]

US “Biggest Importer” of Hand-Woven Carpets from Iran

The head of the Iran National Carpet Center (INCC) announced that over the past Iranian year (which ended on March 20), the US has imported the biggest amount of hand-woven carpets from the Islamic Republic. “Over the past year, about $350 million worth of Iranian hand-woven carpets have been exported to various countries,” Hamid Kargar […]

Iran, China sign Carpet Deal

The Iran National Carpet Center (INCC) and the China Tibetan Carpet Association (CTCA) signed a memorandum of understanding to promote cooperation in the carpet industry. According to Tasnim News Agency, the deal was signed following a meeting attended by the heads of INCC and Carpet Museum of Iran and a number of CTCA members in […]