|YTD Inventory / Shipment Report In-Shell Basis|
Crop : 2018
|6th Marketing Month||YTD||1. 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 year||35,000|
|Note : addjustment / losses related to shelling and peeling process of kernels and green kernels.|
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