Iran, Largest Exporter of Pistachio to India

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran was the largest exporter of pistachio to India during the last 9 months, according to figures released by India's Customs Office.

Iran, Largest Exporter of Pistachio to India

India has imported a volume of 8,470 tons of pistachio with a total value of $25.3 million from Iran in a period of 9  months from April to December 2013, the figures by India's Customs Office showed. 

The figure shows that Iran has supplied 65.7% of the imported pistachio by India in the said period.

The United States has also exported $11.b million worth of pistachio to India during the same period, ranking second after Iran, and Turkey with $1.1 million was the 3rd exporting country.

The total value of India’s pistachio imports in the said nine months was 11,500 tons, the figure showed.

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