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Livestock and poultry exports from Semnan, Iran up by 550%

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Director General of Semnan Provincial Veterinary Service said that the value of livestock sanitary shipments hit $9m in the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 20) which had 550% growth compared with the same period last year.

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Mohammad Saeedi said that the value of livestock and poultry shipments exports was about $1.5m last year.

He added that the exported shipments consisted of veterinary drugs, chicken, ostrich's feather, frozen chicken meat, eggs, goat's fur and Laying Hen's chicken.

He said that over $25m livestock and poultry have been exported since the beginning of President Rouhani's government up to Iranian month of Tir (June 21-July 21, 2016).

Semnan province producing over one third of veterinary drugs, is the production hub of these drugs in Iran and its products are exported to Afghanistan, Iraq and Central Asian countries.

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