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Pistachios: accelerating decline in exports

January 28, 2022 at 8:31 AM , Der AUDITOR
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TEHRAN. Iran’s pistachio exports declined by a surprisingly moderate 12% last year considering that production decreased sharply. This development will, however, accelerate this year. Issue is that severe drought has also impacted the quality of the current production.

Quality has suffered

According to traders Iran’s annual pistachio inshell and kernel exports ranged at 165,066 mt worth USD 1.105 billion in 2021, which is a 12% decline on the 187,607 mt shipped overseas in 2020. In terms of value exports have even declined by 18.7% on the USD 1.359 billion generated in 2020. Average export prices decreased by around 7.6% from USD 7.25/kg in 2020 to USD 6.70/kg in 2021.

This development started to accelerate with the arrival of the new crop in September. The volumes exported in the last four months of the year have sl

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