Iranian date exports decreased by 9.3% in the first three month of new Persian year (started on 21 March
According to the latest statistics released by Iran Custom, Mazafati dates were one of the most demanded types of dates harvested in Iran. The total value of Mazafati’s exports was only $15.4 million while this number was more than $35.7 million in the previous year. Iranian date exports used to increase by 17.7% in the last year and brought some $174 million to country.
Iran doesn’t export any dates in Ramadan holy month in order to control the domestic market as its peak occurs in this month.