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9/9/03

Iran agriculture sector reserves over 17% share in GDP

Iran's agriculture sector reserves a share of more than 17 percent in the gross domestic product (GDP), announced Mohammad Torbati, Iran's Census Headquarters representative to the southwestern Iranian province of Kohgilouyeh-Boyerahmad, on Tuesday, IRNA reported from Gachsaran.

Torbati told IRNA that in the past two years, agriculture sector reserved more than 20 percent share of non-oil exports and 25 percent of employment.

He said 90 percent of Iran's processing industries are dependent on agriculture sector and more than 82 percent of foodstuff on the market originated from agricultural activities.

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