Food Import Leaders from Turkey

by Meifan Honcharuk
Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Food Import Leaders from Turkey

Tomato and sweet cherry entered the top export positions to Ukraine in 2021

In January-August 2021, cherry became the main export commodity among fruit and berry crops supplied to foreign countries from Turkey, and among vegetables — tomatoes.

According to the Turkish Union of уxporters of the Mediterranean кegionб the export of fresh fruits and vegetables from Turkey in the first 8 months of the year amounted to $1 billion 785 million, an increase of 20% over the same period last year.

Turkey's revenues from the sale of fruits in January-August of this year amounted to $805 million 396 thousand, vegetables —$576 million 402 thousand, citrus — $391 million and tea — $11 million 898 thousand.

The most demanded commodities in Turkish export of vegetables and fruits during this period were tomato and sweet cherry.

Export of sweet cherries from Turkey in January-August 2021 amounted to $184 million 13 thousand, tomatoes — $240 million 409 thousand.

Lemons, peaches and tangerines are followed by sales.

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