Supply of 95% of the world’s saffron by Iran
In recent days, the Trade Development Organization of Iran has provided interesting statistics on Iran’s position in the saffron market around the world. According to the senior government official, 95% of the world’s saffron markets are supplied by Iranian saffron. Of course, although Iran is the major supplier of saffron in the world, but Iran’s share of the saffron industry turnover in the world is very small.
The beginning of new saffron harvest from 20 October
A member of the National Saffron Council announced the start of a new saffron harvest on October 11 and said: “Every year, with the increase of cultivated area, the amount of saffron production increases, but until the end of the season, accurate statistics can not be predicted, because accurate information about the following level We do not have saffron cultivation available.
Iranian MP: The price of saffron will increase
An Iranian MP claimed that the price of saffron will increase during the saffron harvest season. He also announced the determination of the dollar rate of saffron for saffron exports from Iran; The price, of course, is relatively different from the current prices of saffron. It is not clear whether this means the price is a government-sponsored purchase price or will be imposed on the market by other means.
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