Exports nearly 50% up
Although there are reports that shipments from Iran are frequently being turned down as companies prefer not to risk business with the US, Iran’s exports tell a different story. The country shipped 175,282 mt overseas in the 12-month period between 21 March 2020 and 20 March 2021, which is 47.4% up on the 118,881 mt shipped in the same period in 2019/2020. In terms of value exports have risen by 44% to USD 232.97 million in 2020/2021. Average export prices are nominally down on 2019/2020 (USD 1.36/kg).
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