$4.5bn agricultural products exported in 10 months
Tehran (KNA) - Deputy Minister of Agricultural Jihad for Planning and Economic Affairs Abdol-Mahdi Bakhshandeh said, “over 4.7 million tons of agricultural produce, valued at approx.
The maximum exports volume of agricultural sector in terms of weight is related to agricultural, horticultural and livestock sectors as much as 62.36, 22.88 and 11.82 percent respectively, he maintained.
Given the above issue, maximum exports volume in terms of value is related to the agricultural, horticultural and livestock sectors as much as 48.62, 24.77 and 16.61 percent respectively.
In the same period, 1.1 million tons of horticultural produce, valued at $2.208 billion, were exported from the country while 2.9 million tons of agricultural produce, valued at $1.125 billion, were shipped out of the country.
He went on to say that 109,000 tons of pistachio, valued at $972 million, were exported from the country in the 10 months of the current Iranian calendar year in 1396 (from March 21, 2017 to Jan. 22, 2018).