Iran’s agrifood exports hit $2.3 billion

Iran exported 3.94 million tons of agricultural and food products worth $2.33 billion in the first six months of the current fiscal year (March 21-Sept. 22).

3 November 2021
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Iran exported 3.94 million tons of agricultural and food products worth $2.33 billion in the first six months of the current fiscal year (March 21-Sept. 22).

Rice harvest in Golestan province in northern Iran. Photo: Tasnim

Iran exported 3.94 million tons of agricultural and food products worth $2.33 billion in the first six months of the current fiscal year (March 21-Sept. 22).

The figures indicate a 5.63% rise in tonnage but a 10.37% decline in value compared with last year’s corresponding period, the Agriculture Ministry’s website reported.

Pistachio topped the list of exports in terms of value, as the country exported $426.15 million worth of it during the period.

Tomato was the second major agricultural export product in terms of value with $178.23 million, followed by watermelon with $168.47 million, dates with $85.57 million and apple with $84.5 million.

In terms of tonnage, watermelon topped the list with 723,760 tons, followed by tomato with 375,220 tons, potato with 339,610 tons and apple with 279,410 tons. 

Agronomical products accounted for 2.7 million tons worth $931.57 million of total exports, up 8.65% in terms of tonnage and down 9.96% in terms of value year-on-year. 

Horticultural exports stood at 890,010 tons worth $1.04 billion, up 12.97% and 0.46% in terms of tonnage and value YOY respectively.

Exports of livestock and poultry products stood at 293,860 tons worth $263.63 million, down 25.96% in tonnage and 35.28% in value YOY.

The veterinary sector exported 569 tons of products worth $5.21 million, up 61.25% and 42.65% in weight and value YOY respectively.

The fisheries sector exported 45,730 tons worth $77.27 million, posting a fall of 4.26% and 24.04% in total volume and value respectively YOY.

Exports from the forest and rangeland sector hit 7,080 tons worth $10.82 million, down 25.66% and 28.99% in tonnage and value respectively YOY.

Iran exported 8.83 million tons of agricultural and food products worth 

$6.21 billion during the last fiscal year (ended March 2021).

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