Exports of agricultural products in the first 9 months of this year increased by 27.2% to 6.2 million tons and reached a value of $ 4.4 billion.
According to Eqtesadonline, quoted by ISNA, Mehrdad Jamal Arvanghi – Technical and Customs Affairs Deputy of Iran Customs – announced the details of the export of agricultural products in the first 9 months of this year.
His report shows that in the first nine months of this year, more than six million and 278 thousand tons of agricultural products were exported, which is an increase of 27.2 percent compared to the same period last year, in the first nine months of last year, about four million and 934 thousand tons. Exports were done.
11.5 percent growth in the dollar value of agricultural exports
The dollar value of agricultural exports in the period under review was reported at 4 billion and 482 million dollars, which is an increase of about 4 billion dollars by 11.5 percent compared to the previous year.
The RIAL Currency value of agricultural export products in this period was more than 89 thousand billion TOMANS, which is a growth of 108.5% compared to the first 9 months of last year.
Major export destinations
According to the technical deputy of Iran’s customs, the export destinations of Iranian agricultural products in the period under review were mainly three countries: Iraq, Afghanistan and the UAE.
123% increase in pistachio exports
Also, the statistics related to the five major items of export products in the first 9 months show that in total more than one million and 378 thousand tons worth about one billion and 418 million dollars were exported, while in the same period of the previous year, exports The five major agricultural products were about 1.480 million tons worth more than 1.115 billion dollars.
Among the five major export items, the share of pistachios with fresh or dried skin is $ 835 million, fresh apples $ 153.5 million, tomato paste $ 145.8 million, fresh and dried pistachio kernels $ 142.1 million and fresh watermelon $ 141. It has been 9 million.
Meanwhile, some items have been accompanied by a significant growth in exports from the first 9 months of last year to the same period this year, which can be increased by more than 123 percent pistachios with fresh or dried skin from 59.2 thousand tons to 132.6 One thousand tons, he said, pistachio kernel exports have grown by 42% and increased from 8.9 thousand tons to 12.8 thousand tons.
Also, the export of fresh apples has increased from 302,000 tons last year with a growth of 33% to 404