Chicken farmers in a bazaar in Tehran
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Sanctions push poultry prices up in Iran

Poultry prices have shot up dramatically in Iran since the implementation of sanctions imposed by the West.

Businessmen say that the sanctions are making it much more difficult to import chicken feed at reasonable prices, and it is the consumers who are suffering as a result.

Karen Zarindast reports.

Video produced by BBC Persian's Ali Hamedani

  • 23 Jul 2012
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