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Iran's Date Exports at $211m in Fiscal 2019-20

Iran's Date Exports at $211m in Fiscal 2019-20Iran's Date Exports at $211m in Fiscal 2019-20

A total of 238,152 tons of dates worth $211.64 million were exported from Iran in the last Iranian year (March 2019-20), according to the spokesman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration.
“Iran exported dates to 85 countries during the period. Pakistan, Kazakhstan, the UAE, Turkey, Afghanistan, Malaysia, Bangladesh, India, Denmark, Ukraine and Iraq were the main destinations,” Rouhollah Latifi was quoted as saying by ILNA.
According to Zahra Jalili-Moqaddam, an Agriculture Ministry official, Iran is the world’s second biggest producer of dates with an annual production of around 1.2 million tons that accounts for 10% of the global output.


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