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Turkey’s agricultural exports hit all-time high

Turkey’s agricultural exports hit all-time high

Turkey’s agricultural exports in October reached their highest monthly volume ever at over $ 2.8 billion.

The Turkish Exporters Council (TİM) data shows Turkish exports last month increased by 19.2 percent compared to the same month last year – up to $19 billion.

The volume of agricultural exports from Turkey in October increased by 21.8 percent on an annualized basis and reached $2.84 billion. Thus, the monthly export of the agricultural sector has become a record in the entire history of the republic.

At the same time, agricultural products accounted for 14.9 percent of Turkey’s total exports last month.

In October, industrial exports increased by 18.8 percent to $15.77 billion, and exports from the mining industry – by 18.4 percent to $466 million.

Among the sectors of the economy associated with the agro-industrial complex, the largest volume of exports ($903.5 billion) in October fell on cereals, legumes, oilseeds and their derivatives.

The highest demand for agricultural products from Turkey was observed in the United States and Iraq.

Fruit and vegetable products, tobacco, olives and olive oil were mainly exported to the U.S., cereals, legumes, oilseeds and derivatives, furniture, paper and forest products, seafood and livestock products to Iraq, hazelnuts, dried fruits to Germany, ornamental plants to the Netherlands, and fresh fruits and vegetables to Russia.