Turkey: 100 pistachios were exported

Updated Jan 16, 2021
Antep pistachio, which is mostly produced in Şanlıurfa and Gaziantep in the Southeastern Anatolia Region and described as "green gold" by the local farmers due to its economic return, is also in great demand abroad. According to the information compiled from the data of Southeastern Anatolia Exporters Union (GAİB), pistachio exports were 130 million 350 thousand dollars in 2019 and 119 million 167 thousand dollars in 2020. Last year, 10,875 tons of pistachios were exported to 100 countries, including the USA, England, Australia, Maldives Islands, China, Belarus, Rwanda, the Netherlands, Ukraine, Portugal, Ireland, India and Japan. Foreign sales to Germany, which ranks first in pistachio exports, increased by 63 percent compared to the previous year and reached 2 thousand 64 tons. This country was followed by the People's Republic of China with 1925 tons and Italy with 1183 tons. A licensed peanut warehouse will be built in the region, Şanlıurfa Commodity Exchange Council President ...
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