8-month pistachio exports exceeds $495m

December 11, 2017 - 20:26

TEHRAN- Iran exported $495.827 million worth of pistachio during the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-November 21), Tasnim reported on Monday citing customs 8-month data.

The country’s weight of exported pistachio stood at 59,744 tons during the mentioned time span, indicating an 18 percent fall from the figure of last year’s first eight months.

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).