Int’l rice export terminal opens in northern Iran

Financial Tribune – Iran’s International Rice Trade Center and Export Terminal was inaugurated in the city of Amol, located in the northern Mazandaran Province, on Aug. 21, in the presence of First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri.

The center has been established with private investment amounting to over 1 trillion rials ($8.58 million) over 17 hectares with the aim of eliminating intermediaries in the production and distribution chains of rice, according to the news service of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture.

The first development phase of the center will help create 2,000 jobs…