Economy, Domestic Economy

Fruit Smuggling Continues

Fruit Smuggling ContinuesFruit Smuggling Continues

Despite persistent warnings and strict regulations, the smuggling and sale of banned foreign fruits including Egyptian orange, African and Brazilian lemon and Turkish avocado and cornelian cherry continues, Mehr News Agency quoted head of Iran’s Union of Fruit and Vegetable Sellers, Hossein Mohajeran as saying. The Ministry of Agriculture has banned the import of  fruits save for bananas, pineapples, coconuts and mangos over the past four years to help protect domestic farmers and producers.