Import of beef
Beef imports: After Turkey’s disputes with Russia over the downing of its military aircraft escalated and Russia banned food imports from Turkey. Many inside the country announced a golden opportunity to export Iranian food products to Russia! However, after months, it is Iran that is going to import red meat from Russia !!!!
ISNA news agency about beef imports
Iran intends to source its beef from Russia’s Astrakhan region instead of Brazil.
According to Regnum, Mohammad Mehdi Karbalaei, CEO of Etkaei Iran Company, said: “Iran has a high consumer market of red meat and annually our collection imports more than 20 to 30 thousand tons of red meat.”
Sadrullah Dolat, former CEO of the Livestock Support Company, warned in early 1994 about the increase in red meat imports to the country, saying: “One of the blessings of the Islamic Republic was that in the field of red meat, although imports did not disappear.
But we have reached the import floor, but now this important achievement is on the verge of being endangered, and with the current trend, we will definitely have an increase in imports in the coming years. »
He also criticized the 11th government, saying: “Sistan and Baluchestan province has the ability to supply a significant portion of the country’s meat, but in the 11th government it has been neglected.”