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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