The Head of Iran’s Government Trading Corporation (GTC) said the country’s wheat production in the next Iranian calendar year (March 2016-March 2017) will exceed 10 million tons.
Ali Qanbari told the Tasnim News Agency:
“We will have no wheat imports next year and given satisfactory precipitations in the month of fall, we can approach the point of self-sufficiency.”
He said the GTC plans to export 300,000 metric tons of pasta-making durum wheat this year.
(Source: Tasnim News Agency)