First-half record in exports from the agriculture group Agriculture group realized the highest January-June exports in the history of the Republic with 16 billion 462 million dollars. increased by 20 percent to 125 billion 863 million dollars.
Continuing its strong performance in an environment of global food shortages, the agricultural group achieved the highest January-June export in the history of the Republic with 16 billion 462 million dollars.
While Turkey’s agricultural exports increased by 21.1 percent in the first half compared to the same period of the previous year, it received a 13.1% share from total exports.
The agricultural sector set a record with 5 sectors in the January-June period.
In the said period, cereals, pulses, oilseeds and their products are 5 billion 446 million dollars, fruit and vegetable products are 1 billion 153 million dollars, dried fruits and products are 755 million 880 thousand dollars, aquaculture and animal products are 2 billion 52 million dollars, furniture, paper and forest products made the highest January-June export of all time with 4 billion 122 million dollars.
In the first half, compared to the same period of the previous year, exports of cereals, pulses, oilseeds and products 31.5 percent, fruit and vegetable products 23.3 percent, dried fruits and products 10.6 percent, aquaculture and animal products 33.9 percent, furniture, paper and forestry products increased by 28.5 percent.
The highest demand for the sectors that broke records in exports in the agriculture group came from Iraq. Thus, Iraq maintained its leading market position in agricultural exports.
Cereals, pulses, oilseeds and their products were exported to Iraq for 1 billion 70 million dollars, aquaculture and animal products for 380 million 547 thousand dollars, and furniture, paper and forestry products for 484 million 420 thousand dollars.
Fruit and vegetable products exported 180 million 897 thousand dollars to the USA, and dried fruits and products to Germany 101 million 190 thousand dollars.
Grains, pulses, oil seeds and products increased by 63.8 percent, aquaculture and animal products by 60.3 percent, and furniture, paper and forestry products increased by 9.4 percent in exports to Iraq.
While exports of fruit and vegetable products sector to the USA increased by 57.6 percent, exports of dried fruits and products to Germany decreased by 4.7 percent.