TEHRAN – A Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) official said on Wednesday Iran exported $49 million of medicinal plants in the first three months of the current Iranian calendar year (starting from March 21).
Bazari said that in the first three months of the current Iranian calendar year, 29,000 tons of Medicinal plants(medicinal herbs), decorative or ornamental plants, and industrial plants were exported from Iran.
He added that 53% of which at a value of $26 million is saffron.
Tea exports also amounted to 4,000 tons at a value of $4 million, an increase of 728% for the same period last year, up 642 % in weight.
This senior official at Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) said that these products were exported to China, the UAE, Spain, Pakistan, Iraq and Germany.