Iran’s 6-month pistachio exports up 20% yr/yr

October 26, 2016 - 9:1

TEHRAN- Iran exported $381.647 million of pistachio during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-Septemebr 21) showing 20 percent rise compared to the same period of time in the previous year, IRNA reported on Tuesday citing the portal of the Ministry of Agriculture.

The country’s weight of exported pistachio stood at over 40,000 tons during the mentioned time span, with 22 percent growth from the figure of last year’s first half.
Iran exported 130,000 tons of pistachio worth $1.2 billion to 70 countries in the previous Iranian calendar year (which ended on March 20).


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