EghtesadOnline: The Government Trading Corporation of Iran plans to purchase a total of 10 million tons of wheat from local farmers at guaranteed prices in the current crop year (Sept. 2020-21).
EghtesadOnline: Close to 4.5 million hectares have so far gone under wheat cultivation this year, more than 1.27 million hectares of which are irrigated and 3.21 million hectares are rain-fed, showing a 7.4% and 3.7% increase respectively compared with the similar period of last year, according to the manager of the Agriculture Ministry’s “Wheat Project”.
EghtesadOnline: The Government Trading Corporation has bought 8.22 million tons of wheat worth 207.8 trillion rials ($755 million) from local farmers across the country in the current fiscal year (started March 20), which indicates a 7% increase compared with the similar period of last year.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 6 million tons of wheat worth 140 quadrillion rials ($577.32 million) have been purchased from local farmers in all 31 Iranian provinces in the current fiscal year (started March 20), a deputy minister of industries, mining and trade.
EghtesadOnline; Domestic demand for wheat in Iran currently amounts to 12 million tons per year, according to CEO of the National Foundation of Elite Farmers Ali Khan-Mohammadi.
EghtesadOnline: India’s 10th wheat consignment for Afghanistan arrived in Iran’s southeastern Shahid Beheshti Port in Chabahar on Wednesday, with Afghanistan's Ambassador in Tehran Abdul Ghafoor Liwal in attendance.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 197,474 tons of essential goods, including wheat, rice and livestock feed, were transported from the southeastern port of Chabahar to the mainland from Feb. 20 to April 3 by 7,586 trucks, an official with Sistan-Baluchestan Department of Road Maintenance and Transportation said.
EghtesadOnline: A silo for storing wheat with a capacity of 100,000 tons is being constructed in Semnan Province’s Garmsar city.
EghtesadOnline: Land under wheat cultivation in Iran has reached 6 million hectares in the current cultivation season (started late September of 2019), according to latest data released by the Agriculture Ministry.
EghtesadOnline: Wheat cultivation season has begun and more than 12 million tons of the staple grain are expected to be produced across the country this crop year, the head of the National Wheat Farmers’ Foundation said on Saturday.