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Agrifood Exports Decline as Imports Spike in 5 Months

Iran recorded an agrifood trade deficit of 7.25 million tons worth $3.79 billion in the first five months of the current fiscal year (March 21-Aug. 22)
Agrifood Exports Decline as Imports Spike in 5 Months
Agrifood Exports Decline as Imports Spike in 5 Months

Iran exported 3.26 million tons of agricultural and food products worth $1.87 billion in the first five months of the current fiscal year (March 21-Aug. 22).
The figures indicate a 6.58% rise in tonnage but an 11.98% decline in value compared with last year’s corresponding period, the Agriculture Ministry reported.
Pistachio topped the list of exports in terms of value, fetching $338.5 million during the period.
Watermelon was the second major agricultural export in terms of value with $158.7 million, followed by tomato with $138.3 million, apple with $72.3 million and raisins with $67.8 million.

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