Forecasting World Market Structure of Iran's Pistachio Exports

Boshrabadi, Hossein Mehrabi; Javdan, Ebrahim
June 2012
Journal of Life Sciences;Jun2012, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p701
Academic Journal
Iran is the main pistachio producer and exporter country in the world. Pistachio as a commercial output has a special importance in the agricultural production of Iran and contains large portion of non-oil exportation. The main aim of this study has been to analysis the world market and Iran's pistachio exports market using Hirschman-Herfindahl index. For this purpose, Iran's exports data over 1992-2009 and world exports statistics in 1992-2007 have been used. The results showed that diversification in target markets of Iran's pistachio exports increased in this period. The market structure of pistachio exports for Iran has been predominant firm and monopoly in first and end of this period, respectively. While in world market, Iran has been predominant firm except 1997 and 2007 years. According to findings of this study, it is forecasted that the competition degree of Iran's pistachio exports market will increase during the period 2011 to 2015.


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