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Agrifood Exports Rise 6.8% to $1.6 Billion in Four Months

The main agrifood export products over the four-month period were pistachio, tomato and tomato paste, potato, watermelon, apple, chocolate, biscuits and cheese
Agrifood Exports Rise 6.8% to  $1.6 Billion in Four MonthsAgrifood Exports Rise 6.8% to  $1.6 Billion in Four Months

A total of 2.7 million tons of agrifood products worth $1.69 billion were exported from Iran during the first four months of the current Iranian year (March 20-July 22) to register a respective rise of 30.4% and 6.8% in tonnage and value compared with the similar period of last year.
According to Mehrdad Jamal Oranqi, the deputy head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration for technical affairs, the main agrifood export products were pistachio, tomato and tomato paste, potato, watermelon, apple, chocolate, biscuits and cheese.
Iraq, China, Afghanistan, Russia and the UAE were the main export destinations of Iran's agrifood products during the period under review, Mehr News Agency reported.
The official noted that trade limitations as a result of the spread of Covid-19 have not impeded Iran's exports of agricultural and food industry.

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