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Over 6k tons of aquatic products exported from Bushehr Province

Bushehr, Some 6,632 tons of different types of aquatic products have been exported from the southern province of Bushehr during the first six months of the current Iranian year (beginning on March 21), said a provincial official.

At a meeting on aquatic products export development held on Wednesday, Hassan Bazyar said out of the total amount, 391,746 kilograms of farmed shrimp were exported, which indicates 100% year-on-year growth.

Edible and non-edible fish and lobster were among the exported products, he noted.

Bazyar said following sampling and testing the products, international permits were issued to export the products to Southeast Asia, the European Union and Persian Gulf littoral states.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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