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Growth in Rice Imports

Growth in Rice Imports
Growth in Rice Imports

Rice imports stood at 182,000 tons worth $163 million in the first two months of the current Iranian year (March 21-May 21), registering a 31% and 34% year-on-year growth in weight and value respectively, according to the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration’s spokesman.
In the same period of last year, rice imports stood at 139,000 tons worth $122 million.
“About 12,000 tons of rice are still in the customs and will enter the market after clearance,” Rouhollah Latifi was quoted as saying by IRNA.


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