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Ban on Rice Imports Not Lifted 02 Feb 2023

Ban on Rice Imports Not Lifted

Secretary of Iran's Rice Suppliers Commission, Masih Keshavarz, says the agriculture ministry has banned imports of rice since November and it has imported very few amount of rice and it caused chaos in the rice market.

Negative Trade Balance Blamed for Halt in Rice Import From India 07 Jan 2023

Negative Trade Balance Blamed for Halt in Rice Import From India

Head of Rice Importers Association explained the reason for halt in imports of rice from India and said that the negative trade balance with India was the main reason for the halt.

Iran Begins Export of Its Rice to Russia 29 Dec 2022

Iran Begins Export of Its Rice to Russia

Head of Rice Association of Babol (in Mazandaran Province) says export of rice to Russia have started but its amount is limited.

Ban rice cultivation in most Iranian provinces or face consequences 28 Jul 2021

Ban rice cultivation in most Iranian provinces or face consequences

Despite water scarcity, the cultivation of rice has been spreading in about 20 provinces across Iran like a pandemic.

Iran May Import Rice From Thailand , South America 21 Oct 2020

Iran May Import Rice From Thailand , South America

Head of the Iranian Rice Importers Association Mr. Masih Keshavarz says Iran’s rice imports have declined by 50 percent as the country may add Thailand and South America to the list of countries exporting rice to the country.

Imports of Sugar and Rice to Ruin Domestic Production 22 Dec 2019

Imports of Sugar and Rice to Ruin Domestic Production

The Caretaker of agriculture ministry believes imports of rice and sugar will ruin domestic production and called for supporting domestic production.

Iran issues tender to buy 30,000 tons rice from India 12 Sep 2018

Iran issues tender to buy 30,000 tons rice from India

Iran’s state grains buyer Governmental Trading Corporation (GTC) has issued an international tender to buy 30,000 tons of rice to be sourced from India, European traders said on Monday. The tender closes on October 9. The sella grade rice of type 1121 is sought in two 15,000 ton consignments for shipment in containers between October […]

Ban on rice imports to be waived from Sunday 20 Jan 2018

Ban on rice imports to be waived from Sunday

TEHRAN-Iran waived the ban on rice imports for a five-month period starting from Sunday, Tasnim news agency reported on Friday. The waiver was announced to Industry, Mining and Trade Minister Mohammad Shariatmadari in a letter by Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati on January 14. On December 31, 2017, the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) […]

Vietnam eyes exporting rice, shrimp to Iran 02 Oct 2017

Vietnam eyes exporting rice, shrimp to Iran

TEHRAN – Vietnam intends to export rice and shrimp to Iran, and has voiced readiness to purchase fish powder, bone powder and meat from Iran. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Iran’s Deputy Agriculture Minister Hassan Salehi met with the head of Iran-Vietnam Trade Council to discuss the ways to expand bilateral trade cooperation in […]