Economy, Domestic Economy

Rise in Saffron Exports

Rise in Saffron ExportsRise in Saffron Exports

Iran exported 54 tons of saffron worth 2,428 billion rials ($68.22 million at market exchange rates) in the first five months of the current Iranian year (started March 20). The figures show a 5.8% rise in weight and about 11.3% increase in value compared with last year’s corresponding period, ISNA reported, citing the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration. The UAE, Spain, and China were the main customers of Iranian saffron in the five-month period.