Iran reduced its exports of fruits and vegetables by 6% in 2021 due to a sharp decline in sales to countries such as Iraq, Russia, China and Afghanistan. However, a number of countries have sharply increased their imports of Iranian fruits and vegetables.
In 2021, Uzbekistan spent five times more money on vegetables and fruits from Iran than the year before. Iran’s revenue from the supply of fruits and vegetables to Uzbekistan in 2021 reached $46.2 million, making Uzbekistan the 15th largest market for Iran.
Obviously, the main product of the fruit and vegetable category, which was exported from Iran to Uzbekistan, was marketable potatoes. The volume of exports of Iranian potatoes to Uzbekistan in 2021 reached 146,000 tons. Iranian dates were the second, of which Uzbekistan imported 7,400 tons.