Iran is known as the second largest producer of dates in the world after Egypt. Also, in the world ranking of date exporters, Iran ranks third in the world with export of more than 400,000 tons of dates. Due to the characteristics of date, it can not be produced in cold weather therefore Russia is imports this valuable product from other countries specifically Iran. This, simply has made dates one of Adakk's main exports to Russia.
Most of palm production in the provinces of Khuzestan, Fars, Hormozgan, Kerman, Bushehr and Sistan-Baluchistan