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Wheat producers and consumers in Turkiye are waiting for the announcement of wheat base price

Published May 15, 2024

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Wheat producers and consumers in Turkey are eagerly awaiting the Soil Products Office (TMO) to announce the wheat base price for the year. DEVA Party Adana Deputy Sadullah Kısacık has urged the immediate announcement of the price to prevent financial distress among farmers. Gürsel Alnıaçık, President of the Ankara Bakers' Chamber, has warned that any increase in wheat prices will lead to higher bread prices. The Union of Chambers of Agriculture of Turkey has calculated the average cost of wheat at 10.87 liras per kilogram, a 62% increase from the previous year. Kısacık has suggested that the price should not be less than 15.50 liras per kilogram.
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(ANKARA) - Wheat producers are waiting for the Soil Products Office (TMO) to announce the wheat base price. DEVA Party Adana Deputy Sadullah Kısacık said, "Wheat base prices should be announced as soon as possible so that our farmers do not suffer." Ankara Bakers' Chamber President Gürsel Alnıaçık stated, "When wheat prices are increased, it will naturally affect bread prices." Although harvest has started in many regions, TMO has still not announced the wheat base price. Wheat producers and consumers say that the price should be announced as soon as possible. The Union of Chambers of Agriculture of Turkey made a statement on April 27, "In the cost calculation made by taking into account the expenses of our farmers from the day they sowed the wheat seeds until the harvest, the average cost of wheat produced under dry conditions was determined as 10 liras and 87 kuruş per kilogram, increasing by 62 percent compared to last year." . DEVA Party Adana Deputy Sadullah Kısacık said ...
Source: Sondakika
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