Jul 14, 2021, 2:02 PM
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Iran exports $49 million worth of medicinal and industrial plants in 3 months

Tehran, IRNA – A Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) official said Iran exported $49 million of medicinal plants in the first three months of the current Iranian calendar year (starting from March 21).

Mahmoud Bazari said on Wednesday that in the first three months of the current Iranian calendar year, 29,000 tons of Medicinal plants(medicinal herbs), decorative or ornamental plants, and industrial plants were exported from Iran.

He added that 53% of which at a value of $26 million  is saffron.

Tea exports also amounted to 4,000 tons at a value of $ 4 million , an increase of 728% for the same period last year , up 642 % in weight .

This senior official at Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) said that these products were exported to China, the UAE, Spain, Pakistan, Iraq and Germany.

Iranian Saffron known as the “red gold”, is a magical ingredient in Persian culture, from aromatic foods and colorful desserts to physical and spiritual medicine.

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