Head of Specialized Homogeneous Association of Food Industries of Kerman Province says Kerman Province accounts for 35% of Iran’s agro and food products exports and the province plays key role in the national non-oil exports.
Speaking in a presser on the sidelines of Iran Agrofood International Agriculture and Food Exhibition on Sunday, Mohammad Aminian said that the association was established four years ago and it is one of the 16 subsidiaries of Kerman Province House of Industry, Mine and Trade and it is active in different fields mostly on the food and agro products.
He went on to say that the association has participated in the exhibition with seven of its top member companies and they have put on display mostly the native products like local cookies and bread.
He then reiterated that Iran’s agro and food products stand around $8b annually and Kerman Province accounts for 30% of this figure. He went on to say that India and China are the main export destinations but countries like the UAE, Turkey, Afghanistan and Persian Gulf states are the other export destinations for Kerman Province exports.
Aminian noted that dried fruits, date, pistachio and dried vegetables are of the major exports of this province either directly or indirect via other provinces in the company.
Meanwhile in the presser, the CEO of Russian Kavir Company Mr. Ahmad Vahabzadeh urged the government to stop changing the regulations which affect the exports.
He said that stability of the regulations is very important for exporters because volatility I the regulations will affect the exports and exporters may lose their markets.
He reiterated if the government ease crippling regulations and ease the exports process, exporters can find their ways in the target countries for exporting their products but with overnight changes in the regulations, the business faces tough twists.
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