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Seafood Exports Top $530m p.a.

Iran is a major seafood producer in the region, with trout, caviar and shrimp currently being the main exported products of its fisheries sector
Seafood Exports Top $530m p.a.Seafood Exports Top $530m p.a.

A total of 146,000 tons of seafood worth $539 million were exported from Iran in the last fiscal year (March 2019-20), according to the head of Iran Fisheries Organization.
“The figures show a respective rise of 1.41% and 2.06% in tonnage and value compared with the 143,970 tons of exports worth $528 million in the previous year,” Nabiollah Khounmirzaei was also quoted as saying by Mehr News Agency.
He added that seafood imports over the same period stood at around 29,000 tons worth $98.9 million, marking a rise of 41.28% in value compared with the figure of fiscal 2018-19.
Iran is a major seafood producer in the region, with trout, caviar and shrimp currently being the main exported products of its fisheries sector.

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