TEHRAN, Iran, Oct. 27
Iranian Ministry of Industry, Mine, Trade resumed order registration for rice importers from October 22, Trend reports citing ILNA.
The order registration will be valid for a month period, until November 21, the Deputy Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Abbas Tabesh said.
Any rice shipments as per the new orders need to be cleared through Iranian customs from October 22, he said.
Every year during the rice harvest season, Iran's government bans rice imports in support of local farmers and domestic production.