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Gov’t Bought $830m Worth of Wheat From Local Farmers Last Year

Gov’t Bought $830m Worth of Wheat From Local Farmers Last Year
Gov’t Bought $830m Worth of Wheat From Local Farmers Last Year

A total of 8.2 million tons of wheat worth 208.7 trillion rials ($834 million) were bought from local farmers as part of the government’s guaranteed purchase plan during the last Iranian year (March 2020-21), according to the deputy for domestic commercial affairs with the Government Trading Corporation of Iran.
“During the period, GTC purchased 1.48 million tons of wheat from 506,000 farmers across the country’s 31 provinces,” Hassan Hannan was also quoted as saying by IRNA.
GTC announced on March 31 that this year’s guaranteed purchase of wheat began with 10 consignments bought from farmers from Lamerd County in Fars Province and Qalehganj County in Kerman Province.

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