(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
Iran's northern province of Mazandaran has exported 124,000 tons
of kiwi and citrus fruits to at least ten countries so far in the
current Iranian year (started Mar. 21, 2022), while planning to
export citrus fruits to China as well, a local official said on
Wednesday, trend reports citing irna .
Hassan Kheirianpour, deputy governor-general for coordinating
economic affairs in Mazandaran, said that Russia, Uzbekistan,
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Iraq
and Nigeria were the destination countries of the Iranian fruits
during the mentioned period.
He said that obstacles to exporting kiwis to India are being
removed, while the ground is being paved to export citrus fruits to
China as well.
Mazandaran Province produces over 7.5 million tons of
agricultural products per annum, accounting for 10 percent of the
economic value of the whole agrarian products of Iran.
Rice and citrus fruits are regarded as the most important
products of Mazandaran and a key source of income for the northern
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