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Agrofood Comprises 13% of Iran’s Non-Oil Exports

Agricultural exports stood close to 4.2 million tons worth $3.1 billion, registering a 0.6% and 9.7% growth in volume and value respectively while food exports amounted to around 1.94 million tons worth more than $2.82 billion, registering a 17% rise in w
Pistachio, with 130,000 tons worth more than $1.175 billion, was the main agro product exported last year.Pistachio, with 130,000 tons worth more than $1.175 billion, was the main agro product exported last year.
The main export destinations for Iranian agricultural and food products during the period were Iraq, Afghanistan and the UAE, sharing among themselves more than 50% of Iran’s exports

Iran’s agricultural and food exports amounted to around 6.13 million tons worth $5.93 billion in the last Iranian year (March 2017-18), registering a 5% and 4% growth in weight and value respectively compared with the previous year. 
"Exports account for around 13% of the value of the country’s total non-oil exports over the period," Kaveh Zargaran, the head of Agricultural Commission with Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture, said.
Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration's latest report shows Iran exported 132.3 million tons of non-oil goods worth $46.93 billion last year, indicating a 6.56% rise year-on-year.
Citing IRICA data, Zargaran said the export of agricultural products stood at close to 4.2 million tons worth $3.1 billion during the period under review, registering a 0.6% and 9.7% growth in volume and value respectively, IRNA reported.

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