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YTD Inventory / Shipment Report In-Shell Basis
Crop : 2018
Marketing Comments
4th Marketing MonthYTD1. 2018 year-to-date export shipments (as of 1 January) stay at 15,000 MT, a decrease of 73,000 MT (83%) compared to last year.
2. India has been the main market for Iranian pistachios through December. Out of 6,000 MT of pistachios exported to this growing market, Iran’s share stands at 72%, while the US has 28% of the market share through December.
3. Iranian pistachio exports to the Far East amount to 3,000 MT, a 94% decline compared to the average amount of the past four years (2014-2017: 48,000 MT). In total, 72,000 MT of pistachios have been exported to the Far East. The Californian pistachios’ share of this market stands at 96%, while Iran’s behind at 4%.
4. 2018 year-to-date shipments to the EU-15 (1,000 MT) have dropped by 86% compared to the average amount of the past four years (2014-2017: 7,000 MT). Through December, 21,000 MT of pistachios have totally been exported to the EU15. The US’ share of this market is 95%, with Iran having 5% of the market share.
5. Iranian pistachio shipments to the Middle East countries during the first four marketing months have dropped by 67% compared to the average amount of the past four years (2014-2017: 6,000 MT) during the same period. In total, 7,000 MT of pistachios have been exported to the Middle East countries as of January 1, with the US having 69%, and Iran 31% of the market share.
Carry in from prevoius year35,000
Total Production52,000
Gross Inventory87,000
Domestic Consumption4,400
Export Shipments15,000
Adjustment/losses, Export2200
Total Consumption21,600
Ending Inventory65,400
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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