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Pistachio ADD



YTD Inventory / Shipment Report In-Shell Basis
Crop : 2018
Marketing Comments
6th Marketing MonthYTD1. Iran’s export volume in the first half of the current marketing year is less than the average figure of the past 4 years (2014‐2017: 109,000 MT) for the same period. The inventory at the end of marketing month 6 stands at 76% of this year's total marketable inventory (for Export) of approximately 70,000 MT. It is noteworthy to add that the US ending inventory at the end of February 2018 is 82% and Iran’s share is 18% of the world ending inventory.

2. Indian Subcontinent (quality and variety‐oriented) has been the main market for Iranian pistachios through February (6,000 MT). However, its figure is less than the average figure of the past 4 years (2014‐2017: 9,000 MT) for the same period. Out of 10,000 MT of pistachios exported to this growing market, Iran’s share stands at 65%, while the US has 35% of the market share through February.

3. This year’s share of Iranian pistachio shipments to Europe (2,000 MT) has been outstandingly less than the average figure of the past 4 years (2014‐2017: 13,000 MT). Through February, 40,000 MT of pistachios have totally been exported to Europe. The US’ share of this market is 94%, with Iran having 6% of the market share.

4. This year’s share of Iranian pistachio shipments to the Far East (3,000 MT) has been exceptionally less than the average figure of the past 4 years (2014‐2017: 54,000 MT). In total, 78,000 MT of pistachios have been exported to the Far East through February. The Californian pistachios’ share of this market stands at 96%, while Iran is behind at 4%.
Carry in from prevoius year35,000
Total Production52,000
Gross Inventory87,000
Domestic Consumption7,200
Export Shipments22,000
Adjustment/losses, Export4,400
Total Consumption33,600
Ending Inventory53,400
Note : addjustment / losses related to shelling and peeling process of kernels and green kernels.


Current Crop Year 

Monthly Report.pdf
Annual Report.pdf


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