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95% of Iranian shrimps exported to foreign markets

Staff writer ▼ | June 13, 2016
Iran produced some 18,000 tons of shrimps last year nearly 95 percent of which were exported to foreign markets, according to a top official with Iran Fisheries Organization.
Iranian shrimps
Food trade   Iranian shrimp are on demand in the Arab countries and Europe
Vahid Madani told IRNA that Iranian shrimp are on demand mainly in the Arab countries and Europe.

The United Arab Emirates imports some 36% of Iranian shrimps to be the main destination of the product, Madani said.

He added that the Southeast Asian countries and Europe import 36% and 20% of Iranian shrimps respectively to rank next as the main importers of Iranian shrimps following the UAE.