|YTD Inventory / Shipment Report In-Shell Basis|
Crop : 2018
|11th Marketing Month||YTD||Crop 2019 Report|
1. According to Iran Pistachio Association's pre-harvest forecast, 2019 crop will yield around 220,000 MT of dried in-shell pistachios with the 2018 estimated carry-over of 20,000 MT. Thus, Iran's gross inventory at the beginning of the 2019-2020 marketing year will be approximately around 220,000 MT, out of which 200,000 MT is estimated to be exported.
2. CY 2019 has been more favorable to long varieties in comparison to round ones. Thus, long varieties are expected to be more abundant this year.
3. Harvest is expected to be around two weeks later than normal in many areas of pistachio production in Iran.
4. The trade war between China and the US may contribute to an increase in Iranian pistachios’ share of shipments to the Far East market.
|Carry in from prevoius year||35,000|
|Note : addjustment / losses related to shelling and peeling process of kernels and green kernels.|
Current Crop Year