News ID: 90226
Publish Date : 15 May 2021 - 21:13
GORGAN, Golestan (Dispatches) -  - Director-General of Golestan Veterinary Gholamreza Mehrabi said on Saturday the first shrimp consignment of Golestan province weighing 19,500 arrived in Ningbo Port, China.
Mehrabi said 194,500 kilograms of shrimp was exported from Golestan to China, UAE and Oman last year.
Before the outbreak of COVID19, China, Vietnam, UAE, Hong Kong, Oman and Spain were destinations for Golestan shrimp.  
Earlier, head of Iran’s Fisheries Organization Nabiollah Khoon Mirzaei said that shrimp farming rate in Iran will increase to 52000 tons by the end of the last Iranian calendar year (to end March 19th, 2020).
According to government estimates, Iran exported some 22,000 tonnes of shrimp, worth of around $150 million, in the year ending March 2018.
Iran aims to meet a target of 60,000 tonnes of shrimp production by 2021 by expanding the farms in southern regions like Sistan and Balouchestan as well as those along the coast of the Caspian Sea.

Official: $32mn Worth of Goods Exported From Malayer

Head of Malayer Customs Office Naser Torkashvand also said $32 million worth of goods were exported through Malayer customs to 26 countries last year (ending on 20 March).
Torkashvand said the exported goods weighed 27,000 tons and shows no significant change in weight compared with the same period last year.
The value of the exported materials has grown by 39%, he added.
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