Economy, Domestic Economy

E. Azarbaijan Apple Production

E. Azarbaijan Apple ProductionE. Azarbaijan Apple Production

East Azarbaijan Province is estimated to produce 1.3 million tons of apple in the current Iranian year (to end March 19, 2016), which will be 40% more than last year’s production, according to the province’s Agricultural Jihad Organization. The southwestern province accounts for 30-40% of Iran’s apple production and holds a 7% share of the country’s agricultural products. There are 96,000 hectares of apple groves in the province, the Persian daily Donya-e-Eqtesad reported.