The agreed purchase price of the raw silk cocoon, amounting to
11ton, produce by silkworm rearers of Guilan and Golestan provinces, set to
75500 Tomans per kg, by CORC.
According to the information center of CORC, H.Shirzad,the
agriculture-Jahad deputy minister and CEO of CORC, announced the set price of
the raw silk cocoon, adding that by the completion of the harvesting time, the
agreed purchasing has triggered by the rural cooperatives union of Guilan and
Aiming to support the sericulture, as an old significant and
lucrative industry, Shirzad informed on decisive role-playing of rural
cooperatives in the agreed purchase of the raw silk cocoon.
Referring to the anticipation of Iran silk farming center, the silk
production will fetch to 481 ton in this year, adding that 9.3 tones collected
from 160 farmers, valued 9.6 billion Rials.
The official also announced the purchase of more than 2000 kg silk
cocoon, in Minoodasht and Galikesh counties by the rural cooperatives, adding
that the growth rate of the silk industry has doubled in comparison with the
"The agreed purchase will go on the mid- July with the set
price stand on 75500 Tomans per kg", Shirzad implied.