August 18, 2020


Iran's dairy product exports reach US$153.7 million in four months


In the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-July 21), the country exported 152,574 tonnes of dairy products valued at US$153.742 million, stated spokesman Rouhollah Latifi, Tehran Times reported.


Iranian dairy products have been exported to 30 countries including Canada, Germany, Britain, Russia, Malaysia, United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Bahrain, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, and New Zealand during the mentioned time span, spokesman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) announced.


Iraq was the major export destination of Iranian dairy products in the first four months of the year with US$75.998 million imports of the mentioned goods, the official said and mentioned Afghanistan and Pakistan as the second and third export markets of the products.


As previously reported by the Statistical Center of Iran (SCI), the production of cow milk in Iran has risen 3% during the first quarter of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-June 20) from its previous quarter.


SCI has put the quarterly cow milk output at 1.9 million tonnes.