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Turkey: Dried fruit exports exceeded $400 million

The exports of Turkey’s dried fruit and products sector in 3 months increased by 16% compared to the same period of the previous year and reached $403 million 251 thousand.

Turkey’s exports of dried fruits and products are increasing day by day.

Dried fruits, which are prepared with great effort from the products grown in the fertile lands of Anatolia, were delivered to 129 countries and free zones in the January-March period of the year.

Exporters increased their trade volume by 16% compared to the same period of the previous year, with an income of $403 million 251 thousand.

Seedless raisins took the first place

The most exported product of the sector was seedless raisins with $98 million 936 thousand.

This product was followed by dried apricots with $91 million 626 thousand, pistachios with $60 million 787 thousand, dried figs with $59 million 749 thousand. It was noteworthy that exports of pistachios increased by 66% compared to the same period of the previous year.

Germany ranks first in exports

In this period, the highest amount of foreign sales was made to European Union countries with $163 million 783 thousand. Among the countries, Germany ranked first with exports of $56 million 903 thousand, followed by England with $37 million 654 thousand and Italy with $28 million 487 thousand.

Source: Trthaber / Translated by Irem Yildiz

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