Iran’s wheat production rises 6% in 2023

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Wheat production in Iran has increased by six percent in 2023, putting the Islamic Republic in 14th place among the world’s top producers of the strategic grain, according to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s World Agricultural Production report.

Based on the said report, Iranian farmers managed to produce 14 million tons of wheat in the 2023 crop year, 800,000 tons more than the figure for the previous year in which the total production stood at 13.2 million tons.

According to USDA, Iran was the world’s 13th largest wheat producer in 2022. The department has also predicted that Iran will produce 14 million tons of wheat in 2024, which will not change compared to 2023.—Tehran Times