69173
Seafood Output Target: 1.6m Tons p.a. by 2022
Seafood Output Target: 1.6m Tons p.a. by 2022

Seafood Output Target: 1.6m Tons p.a. by 2022

Seafood Output Target: 1.6m Tons p.a. by 2022

The government has set the seafood production target at 1.6 million tons per annum by 2022.
“We are also planning to become self-sufficient in the production of eyed eggs,” the head of Iran Fisheries Organization Hassan Salehi was quoted as saying by ILNA, adding that in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 10 centers for breeding eyed eggs used in fish farming are scheduled to be launched by 2022.
More than 1 million tons of seafood were produced in Iran in the last Iranian year (ended March 20, 2017), of which about 103,000 tons worth $412 million were exported.
About 470,000 tons were produced through aqua farming and the rest were harvested from Caspian Sea, Persian Gulf, Sea of Oman and international waters.
According to Salehi, per capita seafood consumption in Iran increased to 10.6 kilograms last year from 10 kilograms the year before, but it has yet to reach the global average of 20 kilograms per year.

Short URL : https://goo.gl/hTSjkb
  1. https://goo.gl/zkECCc
  • https://goo.gl/cxxPUh
  • https://goo.gl/GvjgtP
  • https://goo.gl/6AKTqJ
  • https://goo.gl/MgNxx2

You can also read ...

Forex Rates Decline Continues in Tehran Market
The currency market in Tehran stabilized further on  Sunday...
Trump Tactic to Sanction Swift May Not Work
The Trump administration abandoned the Iran nuclear deal this...
Iran's 9-Month Trade With China Grows 1.8% to $29b
China remains the top customer of Iran’s oil and non-oil goods...
36% Rise in Iran's Cigarette Tax Revenues
The government earned 2.5 trillion rials ($17.48 million) from...
Snapshot of Iran's Nomadic Economy
The findings of the recent National Population and Housing...
Iran H1 Steel Exports Top 3.5m Tons
Major Iranian steelmakers exported a total of 3.51 million...
Czech Republic Looking to Strengthen Iran Business Ties
High-level private sector officials of Iran and the Czech...
Q1 Production Index Signals Lackluster Industrial Performance
Iran's major industries staged a relatively weak performance...

Add new comment

Read our comment policy before posting your viewpoints

Trending

Googleplus