Agricultural Trade Balance Improves
Agricultural Trade Balance Improves

Agricultural Trade Balance Improves

Agricultural Trade Balance Improves

Iran’s trade balance in the agriculture sector narrowed to minus $2.06 billion during the seven months of the current Iranian year (started March 20) from minus $2.2 billion for the corresponding period of last year. This shows a 6.3% improvement, according to the planning and economy deputy of the Agriculture Ministry.
“Agricultural exports during the seven-month period amounted to more than 3.2 million tons, registering close to 18% rise in weight year-on-year. Agricultural exports during the period accounted for 4.4% and 11.5% of Iran’s total non-oil exports in weight and value respectively,” Abdolmehdi Bakhshandeh was also quoted as saying by Mehr News Agency.
According to the official, imports of agricultural products declined by 6.2% in weight.
The top five exported agricultural products, according to the official, were watermelon, fresh or frozen tomato and potato, onion, shallot and apple.
The five main imported products were livestock corn, soybeans, grains excluding livestock wheat, animal feed and press cakes from soybeans and barley, seeds excluded.

Short URL : https://goo.gl/cpfkp3
  1. https://goo.gl/jexlAK
  • https://goo.gl/T0nqpV
  • https://goo.gl/sOcREH
  • https://goo.gl/lqak7T
  • https://goo.gl/2ZILYB

You can also read ...

MTN Halts Iran Fiber Optic Investment
South Africa’s MTN has halted collaborations with Iranian...
EIB Casts Doubt on European Plan to Salvage Nuclear Deal
The European Investment Bank’s global operations would be put...
Iran-Afghanistan Trade Corridors to Bear Fruit for Both India, China
A strategic deployment of trade corridors is taking shape...
Think Tank Recommends Ways of Overcoming JCPOA Challenges Facing EU
European efforts to keep Iran in the nuclear deal (formally...
India Says Iran Economic Ties Not Affected by US Sanctions
Less than three weeks before the first wave of US sanctions...
Stocks Bow to Systematic Risks
Systematic risks have caught up with the Iranian stock markets...
Iran’s major e-retailer, Digikala, has begun collaborations...
HSA Deposits Up 70% YOY
Down payments by applicants in Bank Maskan’s three-year-old...

Add new comment

Read our comment policy before posting your viewpoints