EghtesadOnline: Iran’s egg production constitutes 1.3% of the 70-million-ton global egg production per year, placing the country at 11th place, a deputy agriculture minister said.
EghtesadOnline: Negotiations with Afghanistan for the export of Iranian eggs to the neighboring country have failed and Iran’s chances of exporting eggs seem remote even by the end of the Iranian year (March 2018), the head of the board of directors at Tehran’s Union of Producers of Egg-Laying Chicken said.
EghtesadOnline: Egg exports from Iran have recently come to a halt, as the country is not able to conclude deals with foreign markets due to its high base prices, rendering the Iranian product uncompetitive in international markets, secretary-general of Iran’s Union of Producers of Egg-Laying Hen said.
EghtesadOnline: About 1,500 tons of eggs have been exported to Afghanistan since April 2, the secretary-general of Iran’s Association of Producers of Egg-Laying Hen said.
EghtesadOnline: The export of eggs from Iran remains hard to crack, even after the country was reported to be clean of the highly contagious H5N8 bird flu virus.
EghtesadOnline: More than 23,000 tons of eggs were exported in the seven months to October 21, 2016, which were halted after the outbreak of bird flu on November 2, the head of the Union of Producers of Egg-Laying Hens said.