Rice

Iran rice imports to exceed 1 million tons this year

A total of 660,000 tons of imported rice were cleared from customs since the beginning of the current Iranian year on March 21 until Nov. 13, says an Agriculture Ministry official.

Trade

Iran’s rice imports up 24% to 665k tons

Iran imported a total of 665,000 tons of rice during the current Iranian year’s first eight months (March 21-Nov. 21), showing a 24% rise compared with the similar period of last year, according to the director general of Distribution and Sales Coordination Bureau with the Government Trading Corporation.

Agriculture and Environment

Iran’s rice imports up by 33% in H1 fiscal year

Iranian customs administration (IRICA) figures show that rice imports into the country rose by nearly a third in volume terms in the six months to September 22 amid attempts by the government to control rising prices of the domestically grown rice.

Trade

Traders press for lifting of Iran’s ban on rice imports

Traders are urging the Iranian government to lift a seasonal ban on rice imports amid a reported shortage that has caused prices of the domestic rice crop to soar.

Trade

Iran rice production estimated to decline by 13% due to drought

Atotal of 2.2 million tons of rice are estimated to be produced in Iran during the current Iranian year (March 2021-22) to register a 13% decline compared with last year, according to the director general of Grains and Essential Goods Department of Agriculture Ministry.

Agriculture and Environment

Iranian private sector opens International Rice Trade Centre & Export Terminal

The centre has been established to cut intermediaries from the production and supply chian of this widely-popular grain and find potential markets for the Iranian rice.

Trade

Indian rice, soya exporters to Iran call for payment guidelines as contracts shrink

Indian companies, engaged in exporting rice and soyabean meals to Iran are requesting that Indian government come up with special guidelines about how to clear payments from Iran.

Trade