Aug 8, 2017, 2:07 PM
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Suriname to buy fertilizer from Iran to break US dominance

Tehran, Aug 8, IRNA – Suriname's Minister of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Soeresh Algoe said that they intend to break US dominance over urea fertilizer market through importing it from Iran.

Algoe said on Monday that his country can import urea fertilizer from Iran and act as a model for 16 neighboring countries in South America.

About extraterritorial farming, he said that his country is game to provide Iran with 10,000 hectres of prime-quality and virgin land for planting rice.

Managing Director of Government Trading Company (GTC) Yazdan Seif said in the meeting, 'Iran is ready to export 40,000 metric tons of urea to Suriname and its neighboring countries.'