Golestan prov. exports 2,550 tons citrus

Gorgan, Jan 9, IRNA – Golestan province has exported 2,550 tons of citrus and kiwis to Turkmenistan, Russia and Azerbaijan since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21, 2018).

Speaking to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) on Wednesday, Head of Golestan Food Industries Department of Agricultural Jihad Organization Eid Mohammad Farouqi said the exports consisted of 2,300 tons of citrus and kiwis.

Exporting citrus has earned the country a revenue of $1,025,350, he added.

Most of the citrus gardens are located west of Golestan.

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