Iranian Pistachios Prediction
Iran authorities have predicted a moderate rise in pistachio exports in the current Iranian calendar year. #IranianPistachio cultivators and exporters also believe in a moderate rise in the exports of the product in the current Iranian calendar year, said the head of Iran Pistachio Association.
About 160,000 tons of pistachios worth 1.6 billion U.S. dollars are estimated to be exported from Iran during the current Iranian year. If the goal is achieved, the #pistachio exports will register an 12 percent of rise in weight and a 26 percent growth in value compared with the previous year.
The official, who is former president of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture, put the weight of last year’s pistachio exports at 135,000 tons and the value at around 1.2 billion dollars.
According to Deputy Minister of Industries, Mining and Trade, Iran supplies more than 50 percent of the world #pistachio market. The Deputy noted that Iran’s main rival in #pistachio production is the U.S. state of California.
Iran exports the its @pistachios to over 80 countries, including the United States, Ukraine, the UAE, Italy, Bahrain, Brazil, Bulgaria, Turkey, Canada, Qatar, Switzerland, France, Poland, Sweden, Malaysia, Vietnam, the Netherlands, Thailand, Japan and Romania.