While Turkey’s agricultural exports increased by 20.4% in the seven months compared to the same period of the previous year, it received a 13% share from the total exports.
In the January-July period, cereals, pulses, oilseeds and the exports of their products recorded $6.3 billion, fruit and vegetable products exports were recorded at $1.3 billion, dried fruits and products exports were $829.8 million, aquaculture and animal products exports were $2.4 billion and furniture and paper and forest products exports were $4.7 billion.
Compared to the same period of the previous year, in the seven months of the year, the cereals, pulses, oilseeds and associated product exports recorded a 31.4% increase, followed by fruit and vegetable products with 20.9%, dried fruit products with 9.8%, aquaculture and animal products with 32.1%, and furniture, paper and forestry products with 27.3%.
The highest demand for the sectors that broke records in exports in the agriculture group came from Iraq.
The Middle Eastern country thus maintained its leading market position in Turkey’s agricultural exports.
Cereals, pulses, oilseeds and the exports of their products to Iraq totaled $1.3 billion, while aquaculture and animal products amounted to $455.1 million, and furniture, paper and forestry products amounted to $553.2 million.