Domestic Economy

Q1 Agrifood Exports Hit $1b

Agrifood exports registered a decline of 10.53% in tonnage and 16.25% in value compared with the corresponding period of last year
Q1 Agrifood Exports Hit $1b
Q1 Agrifood Exports Hit $1b

Iran exported 2.16 million tons of agricultural and food products worth $1 billion during the first quarter of the current fiscal year (March 21-June 21), the latest data released by the Agriculture Ministry show.
The figures indicate a decline of 10.53% in tonnage and 16.25% in value year-on-year.
Watermelon topped the list of exports in terms of value with $132.89 million. Tomato was the second major agricultural export product in terms of value with $110.1 million, followed by pistachio with $66.37 million, apple with $34.59 million and potato with $32.21 million.
In terms of tonnage, watermelon topped the list with 597,870 tons, tomato with 237,820 tons, followed by Persian melon with 159,460 tons, apple with 129,540 tons and potato with 78,810 tons.


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