79902
Ornamental Fish Exports Double Last Year
Ornamental Fish Exports Double Last Year

Ornamental Fish Exports Double Last Year

Ornamental Fish Exports Double Last Year

About 230 million ornamental fish were produced in Iran in the last Iranian year (ended March 20, 2017), of which 66 million worth $2.2 million were exported, registering a twofold increase compared with the year before, the chairman of Iran Fisheries Organization told Financial Tribune.

“The exports were mainly made to Turkey, Azerbaijan, the UAE and Iraq. There were also two shipments to East Asia last year,” Hassan Salehi, who is also a deputy agriculture minister, added.

Isfahan, Tehran and Gilan, according to the official, top the list of Iranian provinces producing ornamental fish. Close to 8,700 people earn their living through ornamental fish farming in Iran.

To expand the lucrative industry, Salehi said, Iran Fisheries Organization plans to launch specialized parks and complexes across the country for producing ornamental fish.

Short URL : https://goo.gl/PjJS6C
  1. https://goo.gl/i2yGky
  • https://goo.gl/tHokEz
  • https://goo.gl/nf7f1B
  • https://goo.gl/tYyRgo
  • https://goo.gl/2dLyvw

You can also read ...

Italian investment companies remain active in Iran, despite...
Iranian Insurance Firms' Premium Income Exceeds $1.2b in H1 (Mar-Sep 2018)
Iran insurance industry earned 183 trillion rials ($1.28...
Iran, India Leading Global Ammonia Capacity Growth
Iran and India will continue to lead the global ammonia market...
Iran Auto Industry Hither and Thither
Over the past few days, Iran’s beleaguered auto industry has...
Iran-Russia Non-Oil Trade Sees Over 80 Percent Hike (September 2018)
Iran traded 956,662 tons of non-oil commodities worth close to...
US Sanctions Against Iran Ridicule Int'l Norms
Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi on Wednesday...
First-Timers Constitute 20% of Tehran Homebuyers
First-time homebuyers have accounted for a 20% share of total...
Iran Slips 1 Spot in WEF's Global Competitiveness Index
The World Economic Forum’s “Global Competitiveness Report 2018...

Add new comment

Read our comment policy before posting your viewpoints

Trending

Googleplus