There is a decline of 39.34% as compared to the previous year in Iran when it Imported 196,600 tons of rice in the first two months of Iranian calendar year (March 21-May 21). This was reported by  the ISNA news agency on Monday citing a report released by the Iranian Customs Administration. 

The Annual Rice Production of Iran stands at about 2.5 million tons. In the mentioned period of time, the rice import was $235.1 million, which depicts 36.23 percent drop as compared to same time in the last year. 

In the second month period, Rice was Iran’s fourth major non-oil import product.