Pistachio exports stand at 35,000 tons in 4 months

August 3, 2020 - 13:42

TEHRAN- Iran exported 35,000 tons of pistachio during the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-July 21), the secretary-general of Iran’s Pistachio Association announced.

Hossein Rezaei put the amount of exports at 2,600, 9,200, 9,800, and 14,140 tons in the first, second, third, and fourth months, respectively, IRNA reported.

As previously reported, Iran exported 21,720 tons of pistachio worth more than $154 million during the first quarter of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-June 20), the spokesman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) announced.

Rouhollah Latifi said Iran’s pistachio was exported to 54 countries during the first quarter.

Importing 5,547 tons of pistachio valued at $35.4 million, China was the first export destination of the Iranian product, while Germany, Iraq, Russia, and Kazakhstan came next through importing 2,982 tons, 1,866 tons, 1,455 tons, and 1,129 tons of pistachio, respectively, from Iran in the three-month period, the official stated.

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