Aliakbar Khodai also announced that the export of Iranian shrimp to China from Vietnam, which was closed for a while, will be restarted.
Pointing out that this matter took place thanks to the frequent negotiations o Iranian authorities and the attempts of shrimp exporters, he added that the exports market of Iranian shrimp to Russia has been opened, the exporters are currently exporting to this country.
According to this official at Iran's Shrimp Producers' Union, Iran has exported four containers of shrimp to Russia so far, and this trend is currently continuing.
The Director of Iran's Shrimp Producers' Union asserted that based on the latest statistics, 100 tons of shrimp has been exported to Russia in the past month.
Khodai speculated that at least 100 tones of Iranian-bred shrimp will be exported to Russia this year, and this figure is a very good one for a start.
He added that the export of this large amount of Iranian shrimp to Russia in this short period of time indicates that the export of this product has had an acceptable pace.
He also hoped that Russia turn to one of the core target markets for export of Iranian shrimp by the growing increase of shrimp export to this country.