About $970 mn worth of textile products and apparel were exported from Iran in the last fiscal year that ended on March 20, 2018, to register an increase of 15 per cent compared to the year before, the Director General of Textile and Clothing Department at the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade announced. Afsaneh Mehrabi added that a total of 466 textile manufacturing units were operating in Iran last year with an overall investment of 18 trrials ($428.57 mn), providing employment for 9,268 people, reported.