Agriculture

70% rise in prices of potatoes and tomatoes

Exchange rate fluctuations have affected prices of almost everything in Iran. However, the price rise in some goods has been more controversial. This includes rise in prices of potatoes and tomatoes. Taadol newspaper reports that […]

Agriculture

Drought and heat hit Pistachio yield

Pistachio season has arrived in Iran, yet growers are complaining about the low Pistachio yield of production and the unprecedented rise in the price of pistachios. This had led to fears of losing shares in […]

Agriculture

40% decline in production of bottled water

Production and distribution of bottled water have declined by 40% over the last few weeks. The packaging industry in Iran is highly dependent on the import of its raw material to produce plastic packages. The […]

Agriculture

Desertification threatens food production

The FAO representative in Iran, Rao Matta, has presented statistics indicating that if the destruction of the environment continues at the current pace, the global cost of food will rise by 30% in the next […]

Agriculture

Subsidiaries to control food prices

The Government to pay 4000 IRR in subsidiaries per each dollar spent to import essential goods. Iran writes, prior to the unification of the currency rate, essential goods such as corn, barley, soy and press […]

Agriculture

Gender pay gap in rice paddies

Ghanoon writes of the severe difference in the pay of male and female rice paddy workers. The daily wage for male rice paddy workers is from 800 thousand one million IRRs while women earn 400 […]

Agriculture

Packaging: the weakening factor for Iranian exporters

The Chancellor of the Iran and Russia Chamber of Commerce, Assadollah Asgaroladi, blames Iranian exporters for the lack of exports of foodstuff to Russia. He evaluated Iranian exporters as weaker than their competition in packaging […]

Agriculture

Week in Brief 16.03.2018

This week three ministers well called to the Parliament to answer the questions of MPs. All of them passed the test. The interpellation of the Minister of Labor and Social Welfare, Ali Rabeii and the […]

Agriculture

Increase in local Caviar consumption

Ghanoon writes of the need to increase the shares of the fishing industry in the economy. The fishing industry was nationalized in 1953 by Dr. Mossadegh. In the past five years shrimp farming has increased […]