Iran exports over €64mn pistachio to Europe in 4 months

Iran exports over €64mn pistachio to Europe in 4 months

Based on the Eurostat data, Iran’s pistachio exports to the European Union decreased 15 percent in the mentioned four months compared to the same period last year, IRNA reported.

Iran’s export value of pistachio with shell in the first four months of the current year hit €27.456 million, recording a 43 percent decline as compared to the same period of last year.

During the said four months, shelled pistachio exports to Europe dropped 43 percent compared to the same period last year and reached €27.456 million. The Islamic Republic had exported €48.506 million worth of shelled pistachios to Europe in the first four months of 2021.

The exports of pistachio kernels, however, experienced a significant growth of 36 percent in the period under review compared to the same four months in the previous year. During this period €36.772 million worth of pistachio kernels were exported to Europe compared to the €27.091 million in 2021.

Germany, Spain and Italy were among the top importers of Iranian pistachios in the first four months of 2022.

According to Eurostat, Iran’s pistachio export to Europe amounted to €192 million in 2021, which was not changed significantly compared to the €191 million in 2020.

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