Fishery exports up 37% in 9 months year-on-year

February 15, 2018

TEHRAN – Fishery exports from Iran during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-December 21, 2017) rose by 37 percent compared to the same time span last year.

Meanwhile, the imports of fisheries and fish products decreased 24 percent in the same period, IRIB news reported on Wednesday quoting the Deputy Agriculture Minister Hassan Salehi as saying.

Iran plans to increase the value of its fishery exports up to $450-$500 million by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2018).

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