EghtesadOnline: Imports of livestock and poultry feed saw a 10% decline in weight and an 18% decrease in value to reach 8.52 million tons worth $2.37 billion in the seven months ending Oct. 21, the news outlet of Iran Feed Grain Importers Union reported.
EghtesadOnline: Over 38,184 kilograms of influenza vaccines worth $28 million were cleared from the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration from the beginning of the current Iranian year(March 20) to Nov. 9, indicating an increase of 70% in weight and 57% in value compared with the corresponding period of last year.
EghtesadOnline: Atotal of 4.53 million tons of finished and semi-finished steel products were exported from Iran during the first seven months of the current fiscal year (March 20-Oct. 21) to register a 23.5% decline year-on-year, the Iranian Steel Producers Association reported.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 810,000 tons of vegetable oil were produced in Iran during the first half of the current Iranian year (March 20-Sept. 21), showing a 15% decline compared with the similar period of last year, according to the secretary of Iran’s Vegetable Oil Industries Guild Union.
EghtesadOnline: Iraq could lower its reliance on Iranian gas and electricity imports next year if (and when) OPEC's second largest oil producer can implement multi-billion deals signed with US companies and attract Saudi investments, the deputy prime minister said.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 343,178 tons of vitamin supplements worth $9.28 million were imported into Iran from 16 countries during the first four months of the current Iranian year (March 20-July 210), according to the spokesman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 173,062 tons of bananas worth $113.68 million were imported into Iran during the first four months of the current Iranian year (March 20-July 21).
EghtesadOnline: The seasonal ban on rice imports will come into effect from Aug. 22, according to the deputy head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration for technical affairs.
EghtesadOnline: Iran meets around 98% of its domestic demand for hybrid vegetable seed through imports that cost the country between $95-110 million per year, according to a recent report published by Majlis Research Center.
EghtesadOnline: Imports constitute 90% of the perfume market in Iran, but since the government has banned its imports, illegal inflows of perfumes, just like other cosmetic products, will increase even more, says the deputy head of the Iranian Association of Cosmetics, Toiletries and Perfumery Importers.