Iran begins wheat exports to Oman


Iran loaded its first 35,000-ton consignment of wheat on a ship bound for Oman, said the head of Association for Iranian Food Industries Societies.

According to IRNA, Mohammadreza Mortazavi said, "Our wheat export capacity is estimated at two million tons during current year (to mid-March 2018)."

He further announced that big and small consignments of wheat flour have been exported to Iraq this year.

Earlier this month, Deputy Agricultural Jihad Minister for Commercial Affairs Ali Akbar Mehrfard announced that 200,000 tons of wheat flour was exported over past three months.

He noted that Iran's agricultural produces are exported to more than 30 countries.


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