Iran pistachio exports top $14m in one month

Tehran Times – A total of 1,618 tons of pistachio worth $14.68 million were exported from Iran during the first month of the current Iranian year (March 21-April 20), the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration announced.

Germany, Afghanistan, the UAE, Bahrain, Jordan, Canada, China, the Czech Republic, India, Iraq, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan were the main buyers of Iranian pistachio during the period, Mizan Online reported.

According to Iran Pistachio Association, Iran and the US account for 85% of the global production of pistachio (dry in-shell basis).