EghtesadOnline: Egg production is predicted to witness an increase of 11% compared to last year (March 2018-19) to 1 million tons by the end of the current Iranian year (March 19, 2020), a deputy agriculture minister says.
EghtesadOnline: Iran is expected to achieve self-sufficiency in rice production in the current fiscal year (ending March 2020).
EghtesadOnline: A total of 111,818 tons of tea leaves have been purchased by the government from local farmers at 3.09 trillion rials ($26.98 million) in the first half of the current fiscal year (started March 21), according to the head of Iran Tea Organization.
EghtesadOnline: Rice production has exceeded 2.6 million tons this year, showing a rise of 13-18% compared with last year’s output, according to the secretary of Iran Rice Association.
EghtesadOnline: More than 400,000 tons of colza have been produced in Iran during the current Iranian year (started March 21), showing a 20% increase compared with the similar period of last year, the director of Agriculture Ministry’s “National Oilseed Project” said.
EghtesadOnline: Saudi Arabia shut down half its oil production Saturday after a series of drone strikes hit the world’s largest oil processing facility in an attack claimed by Yemen’s Houthi fighters.
EghtesadOnline: The long-running debate over halting the production of SAIPA’s small car Pride has reignited, after Iran Traffic Police chief said license plates will not be issued for the vehicle as of March 2020.
EghtesadOnline: Iran produced 603 million chickens during the five months ending Aug. 22, registering an increase of 19.41% compared with last year’s corresponding period.
EghtesadOnline: Esfahan Steel Company is currently operating at around half its nominal production capacity and needs about 6.5 million tons of iron ore lumps and metallic materials to operate at full capacity, the company’s deputy head said.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 18 billion cigarettes were produced in Iran during the first four months of the current fiscal year (started March 21), registering a more than 42% growth compared with the corresponding period of last year, ISNA reported, citing the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade's data.