EghtesadOnline: Locust swarms threaten 1.25 quadrillion rials ($9 billion) worth of agricultural products across six provinces in southern Iran, the head of Plant Protection Organization affiliated with the Ministry of Agriculture said.
EghtesadOnline: Around $80 billion worth of agricultural products are produced in Iran every year, $75 billion of which are consumed inside the country, the agriculture minister said.
EghtesadOnline: About 420,000 tons of agricultural products cultivated in greenhouses worth 10 trillion rials ($98 million) are exported from Iran’s central Yazd Province every year.
EghtesadOnline: Brazil is among top exporters of basic agricultural products to Iran with the country purchasing about $780 million worth of corn, $565 million worth of meat and $280 million of sugar from the South American country in 2017.
EghtesadOnline: About 42,000 tons of agricultural products worth $25 million have been exported from Zanjan Province since the beginning of the current Iranian year on March 21, 2017, according to Abdollah Jafari, an official with Zanjan Agricultural Jihad Organization.
EghtesadOnline: More than 20,000 tons of agricultural products worth $24 million were exported from Iran’s Semnan Province during the first nine months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Dec. 21) to register a 40% growth in value, the head of Semnan Agricultural Jihad Organization said.
EghtesadOnline: About $73 million worth of unprocessed agricultural products, including raisins, honey, pistachios and cucurbit crops, were exported from Qazvin Province in the 10 months to Jan. 21, an official with Qazvin Agriculture Jihad Organization announced.
EghtesadOnline: Iran and Belarus traded $14.5 million worth of agricultural products during the 10 months to Oct. 31, 2017, to register a 58% increase compared with last year’s corresponding period.