Turkey expects growth in the supply of products in Russia

30.01.2017

Turkish exporters of agricultural products is expected in 2017, a 15 percent increase in fruit and vegetable supplies to Russia, said the head of the Association of exporters of fruit and vegetables of Turkey, Ali Kavak, the news Agency "Anadolu"

By the end of 2016 on the main market for Turkish agricultural exports to Russia – was delivered products to $1.1 billion, said the head of the Association. This, of course, does not meet the potential of bilateral relations, he said. Revenues of Turkish farmers from the fruit and vegetable exports in 2016 reached $2.5 billion, said Kavak.

The head of the Association pointed out that after the lifting of restrictions on the supply of vegetables and fruit from Turkey to Russia, especially significantly increased the export of Turkish citrus. According to him, Turkish farmers are in search of new markets. Although 2016 has been a difficult year for farmers in Turkey, Kavak summed up in General the past year can be characterized as a positive period for Turkish agriculture.

Russia at the beginning of October 2016, lifted the ban of citrus, peaches, nectarines, plums from Turkey
 

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