Iran announces new regulations for fruit exports
Tehran, Iran, Aug.13
Iran's Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade has issued new regulations for fruit exports and announced them in a letter to the country's Customs Administration, Trend reports citing IRNA.
"The Industry minister is issuing new regulations to reform cargo exports of fruit and food products to deal with transportation costs of exports and create necessary infrastructures in customs offices in provinces," the letter stated.
"The country's customs offices and our colleagues in Ministry of Agriculture should declare the packaging indicators after issuing export quarantine certificate and evaluating fruit, vegetable and food exports cargo in customs," it added.
The new regulations were adopted following the meetings and discussions between Iran's deputy industry minister in trade affairs Hossein Modares Khyabani and exports and imports regulation official Saeed Abaspour.
Iraq, UAE, Russia, Afghanistan, Qatar and Oman are the main export destinations of Iranian fruits and vegetables.
The country exported $993 million of fruits and vegetables during the first nine months of last Iranian year (started March 21, 2018).