Red meat imports at 126,000 tons since last March

February 15, 2019

TEHRAN- Some 126,000 tons of red meat has been imported to the country since the beginning of current Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2018), the chairman of Agriculture Committee of Iranian Parliament announced.

In an interview conducted by IRNA, Ahmad-Ali Keikha said the figure shows a significant rise compared to the same period of time in the past year.
Putting Iran’s annual red meat consumption at one million tons, he said some 10 percent of this amount is imported.
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