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Iran’s Saffron Exports Fall 07 May 2020

Iran’s Saffron Exports Fall

The head of Iran's National Council of Saffron says the outbreak of the Coronavirus has caused a decline in Iran’s saffron export especially in the countries which are Iran’s export destinations.

National Union of Saffron Farmers Starts Working 25 Dec 2019

National Union of Saffron Farmers Starts Working

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iranian Deputy Minister of Agriculture Jihad Hossein Shirzad announced that the national union of Saffron farmers cooperatives has already started work in several provinces across the country. So far, about 25 Saffron farmers cooperatives in 6 provinces of the country have been established as an agricultural organization. “The most important role […]

Saffron farmers get support; official says 07 Dec 2019

Saffron farmers get support; official says

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iran has adopted special measures to extend support for its saffron farmers, according to Deputy Minister of Agricultural Jihad Hossein Shirzad said. Shirzad, who is also the head of Central Organization for Rural Cooperatives (CORC), said from the start of saffron harvesting in the current crop year (started in mid-October), the […]

Iran Adopts Measures to Boost Support for Saffron Farmers 05 Dec 2019

Iran Adopts Measures to Boost Support for Saffron Farmers

Iran has adopted special measures to continue support for its saffron farmers, Iranian Deputy Minister of Agricultural Jihad Hossein Shirzad said.

Exported Saffron of Northeastern Iran; 117.5 tons 31 Oct 2019

Exported Saffron of Northeastern Iran; 117.5 tons

TEHRAN (Iran News)- A sum of 117.5 tons of exported saffron has been exploited from Khorassan Razavi province in the first half of the Iranian year (started March 21, 2019). “This amount of exported saffron, the strategic product from Khorassan Razavi shows %1 growth compared to the same period last year,” Head of Khorassan Razavi […]

Trafficking saffron to Afghanistan reduces its official exports: Official 11 Aug 2019

Trafficking saffron to Afghanistan reduces its official exports: Official

A member from Iran National Saffron Council announced on Saturday that smuggling saffron to Afghanistan pulls down its official exports to United Arab Emirates, which is Iran’s main customer.

Saffron options contracts to be launched by March 20 06 Feb 2019

Saffron options contracts to be launched by March 20

 Given the widespread welcoming by market participants for launching futures and certificates of deposit for saffron trade at Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME) and its positive impact on transparency of the price of saffron and the elimination of intermediaries, IME will launch saffron options contracts by the end of current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2019), […]

Saffron exports up 44% in 8 months on year 30 Dec 2018

Saffron exports up 44% in 8 months on year

 Iran exported $252 million of saffron during the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-Novemebr 21), showing 44 percent growth from the figure of the same period of time in the preceding year, according to the director general of Exports Development Department of Ministry of Agriculture. Shahrokh Shajari put the weight […]

Saffron exports value up by 46% in first 8 months 15 Dec 2018

Saffron exports value up by 46% in first 8 months

 Iran’s exports of saffron have registered a 46 percent increase in the first eight months of the current Iranian year (Mar. 21 – Nov. 21) as compared to the same period last year, according to deputy head of the National Saffron Council. Deputy head of the National Saffron Council Gholam Reza Miri told Mehr News […]

Iran accounts for 96% share of saffron export in world 04 Nov 2018

Iran accounts for 96% share of saffron export in world

Chief Executive of the Central Organization for Rural Cooperatives of Iran Hossein Shirzad said that Islamic Republic of Iran accounted for 96 percent share of saffron exports in the world in the last year (concluded March 20, 2018). With producing more than 88 percent of saffron in the world, Islamic Republic of Iran stands at […]