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Iran's Frozen Beef Imports Up by 7%

10 September 2018

IRAN - Latest statistics from the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) show that 42,925 tons of frozen beef, valued at about $183.184 million, were imported in the the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year, indicating a 3.93 per cent and a 6.78 per cent hike in terms of weight and value.

Mehr News Agency reports that last year, the figures stood at 41,302 tons, accounting for 0.28 per cent of the country’s total imports.

The imports value of this product among the total imported products in 2017 stood at $171.548 million, accounting for 0.82 per cent.

Accordingly, statistics show that imports of frozen beef in the first five months of the current Iranian fiscal year (March 21-August 21) has hit 3.93 and 6.78 per cent increase in terms of weight and value as compared to the same period last year.

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