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Barberries: difficult transfer to Europe

May 30, 2022 at 12:30 PM, Der AUDITOR
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TEHRAN. Despite the sanctions in place on Iran, exporters have found creative ways for shipping barberries to Europe. There is, however, little hope that the USA and Iran will return to the nuclear deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which would render trading far easier.

Exports take a dip

Summer droughts adversely impacted the production of sundried and puffed barberries. As quality is also an issue buyers are not quite as keen to purchase barberries this year. Iran’s exports have, in fact, declined by 12% between January and April as compared with the same period last year, especially since inventories for high-quality barberries are low. While the country shipped 191 mt of barberries overseas in January to April 2021, this figure has declined to 168 mt in the same period this year.

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