Iran: Mazandaran Caviar Exports Earn Over $530,000 Since March

Published Feb 9, 2021

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EghtesadOnline: A total of 1,029 kg of caviar worth $532,000 have been exported from the northern province of Mazandaran since the beginning of the current Iranian year (March 19, 2020).

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“The figures indicate a 15% growth compared with the corresponding period of last year. The UK, Qatar, Azerbaijan, Russia and the UAE were the main export destinations of Iranian caviar during the period,” Hossein Es’haqi, the head of Mazandaran Fisheries Organization, was quoted as saying by IRNA.“Total seafood exports saw a 37% increase in the nine-month period to Dec. 20, 2020, but the closure of export terminals to some destinations during the month ending Jan. 19 resulted in a decline in exports,” he added. The northern Iranian province exported 11,240 tons of different types of seafood worth $35.87 million during the last fiscal year (March 2019-20), registering a 60% and 21% increase in weight and value respectively compared with the year before.The Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration data show a total of 1.21 tons of caviar worth $624,294 were exported from Iran during the eight months to Nov. 21.The European Union member states accounted for more than 68% of ...
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