saffron

Iran earns $65m from saffron exports in 6 months

A total of $65.71 million worth of saffron were exported from Iran during the first six months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Sept. 22), a member of Iran National Saffron Council’s Board of Directors.

Agriculture and Environment

Iran exports saffron to 65 countries

Iran exports saffron to 65 countries, says vice president of the Association of Saffron Producers and Exporters of South Khorasan.

Agriculture and Environment

Iran, Qatar sign world’s largest-ever saffron trade agreement

The world’s largest-ever trade agreement in the field of saffron between Iran and Qatar was signed in the presence of political and economic figures of the two countries.

Trade

Iran exports saffron to 60 countries

A total of 324 tons of saffron worth $190 million were exported from Iran to 60 countries in the last fiscal year (March 2020-21), with five countries accounting for 79% of weight and 78% of the value of total shipments.

Agriculture and Environment

Iran exports saffron to 53 countries in 8 months

A total of 192 tons of saffron worth $117 million were exported from Iran to 53 countries during the first eight months of the current Iranian year (March 20-Nov. 20), according to the spokesperson of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration.

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 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

Iran Qanat-based saffron farming declared Globally Important Agricultural Heritage

Three unique agricultural production systems across Iran have been registered as Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS), an initiative by the FAO to preserve these sites around the world.

Agriculture and Environment