Iran's Hormozgan Province exports $138 mn worth of aquatic animals

Published Apr 11, 2023

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TEHRAN, Apr. 10 (MNA) – An official with Hormozgan Province's Fisheries Administration said More than 68,000 tons of aquatic products were exported valued at more than $138 million during the last Iranian year of 1401 (March 21, 2022-2023).

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Masoud Barani, the acting chairman of the Hormozgan Fisheries Administration, the exported aquatic products included farmed shrimp, types of makul fish (Hassoun, Sultan Ebrahim and Talal) and non-makul fish (squid, horse mane and eel).Barani said that the exported fish and shrimp were loaded to the Persian Gulf countries, Russia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand and China as their major destinations."The year before last, in 1400, the exports value of Hormozgan fishery products was about 90 million, but last year, we saw a significant growth in those exports as they reached more than $138 million, indicating a 48 million increase in value," the fishery official said.Barani further said that their organization has planned to earn more revenues from exporting aquatic animals in the years ahead."By producing ...
Source: Mehrnews
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