Despite water scarcity, the cultivation of rice has been spreading in about 20 provinces across Iran like a pandemic.
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.
The Caretaker of agriculture ministry believes imports of rice and sugar will ruin domestic production and called for supporting domestic production.
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 […]
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) […]
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 […]