Iran discloses volume of livestock products exported from Semnan province
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 10
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
Iran’s northern Semnan province exported animal and livestock products worth over $8.5 million this Iranian year (started on March 21, 2018), Director General of the Veterinary Organization in Semnan Province Mohammed Saidi, said.
Chicken, eggs, ostriches, veterinary medicines, animal and livestock products are exported from the province, he added.
Animal and livestock products are exported to Germany, the UK and Italy, neighboring countries such as Afghanistan, Iraq and Turkmenistan, and South-East Asian countries, he said.
Semnan did not play any role in the export of animal and livestock products in 2012.
The export value of animal and livestock products in Semnan province last Iranian year (started on March 21, 2017) was $11.8 million. Despite sanctions and economic programs, the same value has been predicted for this year, Saidi said.
He added that presently, 40 percent of Iran's veterinary medicines is produced in Semnan province.
Ten projects were implemented in Semnan province through the Main Veterinary Organization’s funds worth 77.5 billion rials (about $1.84 million) in connection with the 40th anniversary of the Revolution in Iran.
There are 150 breeding farms and 511 poultry farms in Semnan province.