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Annual Fishery Exports to 21 Countries Earn $535 Million

Annual Fishery Exports Earn $535m
Annual Fishery Exports Earn $535m

A total of 151,000 tons of fishery products worth $535 million were exported from Iran to 21 countries in the last Iranian year (March 2021-22), registering a 23% and 13.83% rise compared with the year before, according to the head of Fishery Production and Trade Union.
“Our main exported products were farmed shrimp, carp, trout, fish powder, canned fish and farmed caviar, which headed to Southeast Asia, the littoral states of the Persian Gulf and Europe,” Ali Akbar Khodaei was quoted as saying by Mehr News Agency.
He explained that the exports included 48,000 tons of inedible fish, 36,000 tons of farmed shrimp, 30,000 tons of fish feed, 18,000 tons of warm water fish, 11,000 tons of canned fish, 3,800 tons of trout, 3,800 tons of farmed caviar and 256 tons of ornamental fish.


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