Iran’s fisheries products exports increase by 60 pct

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Tehran (ISNA) - The exports of Iranian fisheries products have increased by 60 percent over the past four months, the head of Iran Fisheries Organization announced.

“Iran exported $412 million worth of fisheries products to various countries of the world during the past four months. We also saw a decline in the import of marine products by 30 percent,” the head of Iran Fisheries Organization Hassan Salehi said.

“The Islamic Republic of Iran has about one percent of the world's population and 1.90 million tons of aquatic species are produced and fished in the country, while our production is half a percent of the world's share,” he went on to say.

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