The Iranian customs authorities have announced the volume of the major agricultural products exported by the country during the first five months of the current Iranian year.
According to the figures announced by the Customs Office, Iran has exported 25,113 tonnes of fresh or dried dates worth over $31 million to nearly 50 countries.
The Khabar Online news agency said in a Farsi report that Yugoslavia, Pakistan, Japan, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Albania, Armenia, Australia, Afghanistan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Indonesia, USA, Italy, Bulgaria, Bosnia, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Denmark, Syria, Singapore, Sweden, Serbia, Iraq, Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Canada, Lebanon, Poland, Lithuania, Malaysia, Norway, the Netherlands, India, China, Austria, Ethiopia, Armenia, Korea, Romania, Qatar, Hong Kong, and New Zealand are the countries which have recently imported dates from Iran.
During this period, over 46 thousand kilograms of saffron has also been exported to 30 countries. The export value of this product is over 59 million dollars. Japan, Germany, Spain, Australia, Afghanistan, the United States, the United Arab Emirates, Italy, Belgium, Taiwan, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, France, Kuwait, Hong Kong, India, Latvia, China, Korea, Denmark, Malaysia, Hungary, New Zealand, Jordan, Bahrain, Qatar, Canada, Mauritius, Greece are the customers of Iranian saffron.
Based on the figures announced, over 272 thousand kilograms of honey worth nearly 100 thousand dollars has been exported to 14 countries including China, Iraq, Afghanistan, UAE, Turkey, Oman, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Malaysia, Azerbaijan, Qatar, Germany, Bahrain.