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Turkiye: Fresh fruit and vegetable exports exceeded 249 million dollars in May with an increase of 32 percent

Fruits
Vegetables
Turkiye
Published Jun 14, 2023

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Ferhat Gürüz, Chairman of the Board of the Mediterranean Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Exporters' Association, announced that Turkey's fresh fruit and vegetable exports in May increased by 32 percent compared to the same period of the previous year and reached a value of 249.3 million dollars. Emphasizing that as the Mediterranean Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Exporters' Association, they support this performance of the sector by 51 percent, President Ferhat Gürüz stated that the region's exports increased by 36 percent to 128 million dollars in the said period.

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Evaluating Turkey's fresh fruit and vegetable exports in May according to product groups and countries, Chairman Ferhat Gürüz said, “In the fifth month of the year, 334 thousand 876 tons of products were evaluated in international markets, and the most exported products of our industry were peaches, tomatoes and lemons. We reached an export value of 56.8 million dollars with an increase of 123 percent in peach, 38.4 million dollars in tomatoes with an increase of 44 percent, and 22 million dollars in lemons. When we look at the countries to which we export the most, Russia ranked first with an increase of 7 percent and a value of 85.9 million dollars, Romania took the second place with an increase of 90 percent and a value of 34 million dollars, and Ukraine took the first three places with an increase of 47 percent and a value of 26.5 million dollars. " said. President Ferhat Gürüz stated that between January and May 2023, Turkey's overall sector exports reached 1.42 billion ...
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