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Monthly Rice Imports to Iran Reach $90m

Monthly Rice Imports to Iran Top $90m
Monthly Rice Imports to Iran Top $90m

A total of 77,932 tons of rice worth 26.13 trillion rials ($91.69 million) were imported to Iran in the first month of the current fiscal year (March 21-April 20), registering a 52% and 66% fall in terms of weight and value respectively compared with the same month of last year, according to the latest statistics released by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration.
In rial terms, the imports saw a 131% year-on-year rise, ISNA reported.
India with 41,000 tons was the biggest rice exporter to Iran during the period followed by Pakistan with 30,000 tons and the UAE with 2,000 tons.


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