Iran tea exports fetch $18m in 10 months

Financial Tribune – Iran exported a total of 13,000 tons of tea worth $18 million during the first 10 months of the current Iranian year (March 21, 2018-Jan. 20).

According to Habibollah Jahansaz, the head of Iran Tea Organization, the main export destinations included India, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Canada, Australia, Spain, the Czech Republic, Azerbaijan and Georgia, the Young Journalists Club reported.

The official added that close to 48,000 tons of tea were imported over the same period, indicating an over 2% increase compared with the similar period of last year.

Based on tea import price in the first nine months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Dec. 21), it is estimated to be worth $221 million.