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Iran exports near $3.5bn of agricultural products in seven months

Iran exported agricultural products worth $3.351bn in seven months which shows 16.5 percent increase compared with the preceding year, a trade official announced on Wednesday evening.

The exported agricultural products have been 3.673 million tons in weight during the mentioned period, Payam Nasser Qodousi, official at Trade Promotion Organization of Iran, said at a local meeting in this southern Iranian city.

About Iranian products which are dispatched to other countries on the whole, the official said that date has kept its level of exports over the years.

India is the main market of Iran's date, Qodousi said.

The official also called for stronger presence of private sector to save national economy.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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