Iranian agrifood exports bring in more than $330 mln in 1 month

In the month leading up to April 19th, Iran exported 679,510 tons of agricultural and food products worth about $336 million. This meant a 25.85% rise in tonnage and a 9.13% decline in value compared with last year’s corresponding period, the Agriculture Ministry reported.

Tomatoes topped the list of exports in terms of value, as the country exported $37.94 million worth of the crop during the month. Apple was the second major exported agricultural product in terms of value with $28.56 million followed by watermelon with $24.51 million, tomato paste with $14.12 million and oranges with $10.55 million.

In term of tonnage, watermelons topped the list with 117,260 tons, followed by tomatoes with 84,000 tons, apples with 76,070 tons, oranges with 34,130 tons and cucumbers with 21,200 tons.


Publication date:

Receive the daily newsletter in your email for free | Click here

Other news in this sector:

© 2020

Sign up for our daily Newsletter and stay up to date with all the latest news!

Subscribe I am already a subscriber