Iran GDP up by 6.7 percent
Iran's gross domestic product (GDP) for the Iranian year of 1382 (ended March 19, 2004) went up by 6.7 percent compared to the previous year reaching Rls 379,09 billion calculated at 1376 prices.
The value-added in agriculture sector was 7.1 percent higher toping Rls 53,354 billion and its share at market prices was slightly lower and amounted to 11.6 percent compared to the same period in the previous year.
According to IRNA, the industrial and mining sector's growth also rose by 7.4 percent in 1382 compared to the preceding year. Over 93 percent of value-added was attributed to the industrial sector. Also, the value-added in the service sector grew by 5.1 percent and the sector generated 49.5 percent of the GDP at the 1376 prices.