- An official of the Iranian Ministry of Agriculture Jihad said the ministry is
going to conduct a parallel survey on both domestic and abroad markets of
saffron by adopting a national road map for saffron market.
Shirzad, who is also the chief executive officer of the Central Organization
for Rural Cooperatives of Iran (CORC), said that the CORC will facilitate
integrated management of the saffron value chain through the development of a
non-membership of Iran in the WTO was a key reason for exporting saffron in
bulk, adding that Iran should find a way to overcome these restrictions.
Shirzad noted that the lack of an official reference for pricing, and weak
logistic were significant challenges of Iran’s leadership over the saffron
saffron commodity fund, he noted that by the development of the saffron
commodity fund, the collected deposits will be concentrated on the development
of an integrated marketing system for saffron.
fund delivers several benefits to investors including portfolio
diversification, protection against inflation and dumping and facilitating
potential financial growth.