|YTD Inventory / Shipment Report In-Shell Basis|
Crop : 2018
|4th Marketing Month||YTD||1. 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 year||35,000|
|Note : addjustment / losses related to shelling and peeling process of kernels and green kernels.|
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