Iran’s Natural stone industry

Iran has a long tradition of stone working, as evidenced by the country’s many fascinating sites of unique beauty.

  • Iran’s natural stone reserves are among the largest in the world.
  • Currently a total of 9 million tons are extracted from more than 500 quarries and processed by some 5,000 processing plants each year.
  • Approximately 100 stone factories invest USD 200 million in expansion and modernization each year.