While several businesses are scared to penetrate the Iranian market due to return of the US sanctions, Mongolian pastures take courageous steps forward.
Mongolia has nearly 30 million sheep, more than New Zealand, writes Reuters, and recently the country is expanding the export of its meat export to other countries. Iran’s demand for halal meat turns to be a convincing client.
“Largely because of that kind of new demand, Mongolia’s sheep and goat meat shipments hit 2,601 tonnes in 2017, 11 times more than 2016.
And while that was worth only around $8 million, industry officials say those volumes are likely just the start, with exports in the first-half of 2018 quadrupling year-on-year to 775.6 tonnes”, states Reuters.
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