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Over $90m Worth of Spices Exported in Five Months

Over $90m Worth of Spices Exported in Five MonthsOver $90m Worth of Spices Exported in Five Months

A total of 17,810 tons of different types of spices worth $94.56 million were exported from Iran to 43 countries during the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 20-Aug. 21), according to the spokesperson of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration.
“With 75 tons worth $66.47 million, saffron was the main spice exported during the period [in terms of value], accounting for 0.42% and 70% of the total tonnage and value of the sum respectively. Other types of spices exported from Iran included turmeric, cumin, coriander seeds, pepper, cardamom and savory seeds,” Rouhollah Latifi was also quoted as saying by Mehr News Agency.
The official noted that these consignments were mainly shipped to Kuwait, Australia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, the UAE, the UK, Indonesia, Italy, Turkey, Canada, Qatar, India, France, Switzerland, Belgium and the Netherlands.


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