Domestic Economy

Red Meat Production Up 41%

Red Meat Production Up 41%Red Meat Production Up 41%

A total of 37,100 tons of red meat were produced in Iran during the month ending Aug. 21 to register a 41% rise compared with the similar month of last year and a 2.5% growth over the previous month.
The Statistical Center of Iran's latest report shows beef accounted for 21,400 tons or 57.7% of the overall production, indicating a year-on-year increase of 41%.
During the month, 12,300 tons of lamb (up 35% YOY), 2,700 tons of goat meat (up 29% YOY) and 669.7 tons of meat from other types of livestock were produced, accounting for 33.2%, 7.3% and 1.8% of the total output respectively, SCI reported on its website.


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