Increase in exports of seafood in Turkey, sea bass is at the top of exports

Published Jul 31, 2023

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Turkey's seafood exports reached 125,000 tons in the first half of 2023, with earnings of $829 million from aquaculture. Sea bass was the top export, bringing in $263 million, followed by sea bream with $215.7 million. The largest share of exports came from the Aegean Region, with Muğla being the leading province, followed by İzmir and İstanbul. Russia was the biggest importer of Turkish seafood, with a demand of $134 million, followed by Italy, Netherlands, England, and Greece.
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The first half report of 2023 in exports of seafood has been announced. Turkey earned 829 million dollars from aquaculture exports in the January-June period. According to the data of Aegean Exporters' Associations, while the export of fishery products was 117 thousand tons in the first half of last year, it reached 125 thousand tons with an increase of approximately 7 percent in the same period of this year. While exports of 760 million dollars were made in the first 6 months of last year, exports increased by 9 percent to 829 million dollars in the same period of this year. Sea bass took the first place with an export of 263 million dollars. A foreign exchange inflow of 215.7 million dollars was provided from sea bream exports. Salmon and trout were among the other leading exports. The biggest slice of 560 million dollars of exports was made from the Aegean Region. Muğla maintained its position as the first province by far ...
Source: Ulusal
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