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1,900 tons of livestock products exported from western Iran

Tabriz, Head of the Veterinary Organization of the East Azarbaijan in northwestern Iran said during the first six months of the current Iranian year (beginning March 21, 2018), over 1,920 tons of raw livestock products have been exported from the province.

Amir Hossein Behdad said on Saturday the products which were exported to 12 countries included meat powder, chicken feet, livestock concentrates and honey.

He referred to the careful health monitoring and said during the first half of the current year, 28,000 chickens and 25,000 trout have been exported to Azerbaijan.

Behdad noted experts at the Veterinary Organization of East Azerbaijan have also monitored the transit of over 288 tons of livestock products and 56,200 raw bovine skins.

Turkey, Vietnam, Iraq, Azerbaijan, Lebanon, Malaysia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Armenia, Canada, Georgia and Germany are the export destinations of the Iranian province.

East Azarbaijan is a major hub of livestock products in Iran, which in addition to satisfying domestic needs, exports significant quantities of its products.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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