agricultural products

Iran exports fruit, vegetable to 43 countries

A total of 1.37 million tons of fruit and vegetable worth $425 million were exported from Iran during the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 20-Aug. 21).

Agriculture and Environment

Iran temporarily removes exports tariffs for potato

Iran’s Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade (MIMT) has removed exports tariffs for potato amid an oversupply in the country which is expected to intensify during the current harvesting season.

Agriculture and Environment

Iran’s export of summer fruits, vegetables over $241m in five months

Figures by Iran’s customs office (IRICA) shows the country earned over $241 million from exports of various summer-grown fruits and vegetables in five months to late August.

Agriculture and Environment

Iran sets up special task force for saffron export

Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) has set up a special task force on the trade of saffron to help boost its export. Iran Chamber of Commerce is a member of the task force.

Trade

Iran to ban rice imports from August 22

Imports of rice will be banned in Iran from August 22 based on a seasonal plan in support of domestic production.The ban usually lasts until November.

Agriculture and Environment

China, Germany, Iraq top buyers of Iran pistachio

Iran exported 21,720 tons of pistachio worth $154.12 million during the first quarter of the current Iranian year (March 20-June 20) with China, Germany and Iraq as top destinations.

Agriculture and Environment

Iran’s dates exported to 85 countries

Iran exported $211.64 million worth of dates to 85 countries in the last Iranian year (March 2019-20), according to the spokesman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration.

Agriculture and Environment

Iran’s wheat production expected to exceed 14m tons

Iran’s Agriculture Ministry says it is expecting wheat production to exceed 14 million tons this year.

Agriculture and Environment

Iran, world’s fourth largest producer of kiwifruit

Iran has become the fourth producer of kiwifruit in the world as exports hit a record high of over $80 million a year.

Agriculture and Environment

Iran saffron prices collapse to lowest level in decades amid coronavirus outbreak

The price of the Iranian saffron has stumbled to historical lows of $400-500 per kilogram as the new coronavirus pandemic hits major customers in Europe.

Agriculture and Environment