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 ...

Iran has specified the amount of prescription medicines...
Iran, Iraq Private Sector Officials Meet in Tehran
The chambers of commerce of Iran and Iraq surveyed ways of...
Finnish IT Company Renews Iran Contracts
A Finnish provider of telecom information technology solutions...
Tehran Market: Euro and USD Keep Climbing
Foreign exchange rates were again defiant and continued to...
Iran, UK Renew Trade Commitments
High-level trade representatives of Iran and the UK met on...
TEDPIX Crosses 170,000 Threshold
Major Iranian stock indexes vaulted to fresh records on...
Iran: SCI Reports Consumer Price Changes in Goods, Services Groups
The consumer price index of all 12 groups of goods and...
Iran Bans Tomato Exports Until Further Notice
The Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade has banned the...

Add new comment

Read our comment policy before posting your viewpoints