Iran’s raisin exports up by 7%

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TEHRAN, Jul. 03 (MNA) – Iran shipped 130 thousand tons of raisins worth 271 million dollars to the UAE, Iraq, Syria, Russia, Kazakhstan and Spain in the previous Iranian calendar year (ended March 20).

Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) has announced that supportive and supervisory role of the government in securing low-cost financing for exporters to purchase products from producers will improve quality of production and exports.

According to Export & Import Regulations Office of Iran’s TPO, comparative statistics of rasin exports in last year and the earlier one indicate a sever-percent increase in the value of raisin exports.

Exports of raisins can be expanded by controlling logistic cost, exploiting up-to-date packaging and processing technologies, lowering production costs and equipping raisin factories.

Raisin is one of the Iranian export items in the dried fruit group, which can be controlled by controlling logistics costs, using up-to-date packaging technologies and processing, lowering prices, and equipping raisin mills, increasing target markets, and eventually expanding exports.

Iran is the third largest exporter of raisin in the world by exporting more than 150,000 MT, 27% global Consumption, of raisins worth around 250 million dollars annually.

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