Feb 13, 2019, 6:10 PM
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Iranian dates producers eye $1bn in exports

Shiraz, Feb 13, IRNA - Iran date producers are seeking to increase exports to up to a billion dollars.

“Currently we export 300 million dollars worth of dates and given the available opportunities, exports can even rise to one billion dollars,” said Mohsen Rashid Farrokhi, head of the National Association of Iranian Dates (NAID) on Wednesday on the sidelines of several exhibitions in the southern Iranian city of Shiraz.

He said foreign investment can cause a rise in dates production in Iran, he added.

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