Annual pistachio exports to hit 150,000 tons by Mar. 2018

August 28, 2017 - 9:41

TEHRAN- “Iran is expected to export 150,000 tons of pistachio, worth $1.5 billion, by the current Iranian yearend (March 20, 2018), Mohsen Jalalpour, the chairman of Iran Pistachio Association, told IRNA on Sunday.

“Producing 253,000 tons of pistachio, Iran will improve its production this year and register a record of six years,” he said.

As Jalalpour described, the country could produce 170,000 tons of the product last year, 135,000 tons of which, at the value of $1.2 billion, were exported.

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