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Iran Saffron Exports Grow 46% (Nov 2018)

About 152 tons of saffron worth more than $240 million were exported from Iran during the eight months to Nov. 21 to register a 40% and 46% growth in tonnage and value respectively year-on-year
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About 152 tons of saffron worth more than $240 million were exported from Iran during the first eight months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Nov. 21).
According to Gholamreza Miri, the deputy head of the National Saffron Council, the tonnage and value of exports show a 40% and 46% growth compared with the corresponding period of last year, Young Journalists Club reported.
Last year's (March 2017-18) exports hit a record high of 236 tons worth $325 million to register a 55% and 56% growth in weight and value respectively compared with the year before. 

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