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Saffron Exported to 52 Countries

Saffron Exported to 52 Countries
Saffron Exported to 52 Countries

A total of 206 tons of saffron worth $103.3 million were exported from Iran to 52 countries in the current fiscal year’s first nine months (March 21-Dec. 21), according to Rouhollah Latifi, spokesman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration.
The official explained that 151 tons worth $75.98 million were exported in packages weighing over 30 grams (bulk), 34.81 tons worth $17.87 million in packages containing less than 10 grams of saffron and 20.02 tons worth $9.46 million in 10-30-gram packages, IRIB reported.
China with 69.3 tons worth $37.39 million, Spain with 29.6 tons worth $13.05 million and the UAE with 21.61 tons worth $10.54 million were the top three export destinations among 56 countries that bought packages weighing over 30 grams. 


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