Economy, Domestic Economy

12% Rise in Agro Exports

12% Rise in Agro Exports12% Rise in Agro Exports

Agricultural exports in the first five months of the current Iranian year (started March 20) stood at 2.08 million tons worth $1.94 billion, registering a 12% rise compared with the corresponding period of last year, Deputy Agriculture Minister Abdolmehdi Bakhshandeh said. The export figures account for 4.16% and 10.11% of Iran’s total non-oil exports in terms of weight and value respectively, Mehr News Agency quoted Bakhshandeh as saying.