Iran shares data on grain imports from Russia

Iran Materials 21 October 2021 10:31 (UTC +04:00)
Iran shares data on grain imports from Russia

TEHRAN, Iran, Oct. 21


Iran's imports 3.697 million tons of grain from Russia in the first three months of the new season (started on July 1, 2021, ends on June 30, 2022), Trend reports citing IRNA.

The exports to Iran from Russia amounted to 3.697 million tons of grain, including 3.091 million of wheat, 392,600 tons of barley, 215,300 tons of corn, within the first three months of the new season.

According to the reports, Turkey purchased 3.523 million tons of Russian grain, including 2.87 million tons of wheat, 569,200 tons of barley, and 73,100 tons of corn. Egypt came in third place with the import of 1.69 million tons of wheat from Russia.

The Russian Ministry of Agriculture announced that the total grain exports have decreased by 21.3 percent and amounted to 13 million tons at the mentioned period.

Iran exported a record volume of fruits and nuts worth $196 million to Russia in the first three quarters of 2021.

Fruit exports of Iran to Russia increased by 1.5 times in value terms in the first nine months of 2021 compared to the same period in 2020.

The highest volume of Iran's imports from neighboring countries was made from the UAE with $7.305 billion, followed by Turkey, Russia, Iraq, and Oman.