AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS EXPORTS OF AEGEAN EXPORTERS UNIONS EXCEED 5 BILLION DOLLARS
Source: RaillyNews.com -Izmir, TURKEY
In 7, when the world commodity trade contracted by 2020 percent due to the pandemic, the exports of agricultural products of the Aegean Exporters Unions increased by 4 percent. In the 2019 report card of the agricultural exporters within the body of EİB, 4 billion 922 million dollars export was written.
Seedless raisins, dried figs, tobacco, cotton, olives, olive oil, aquaculture, poultry meat, eggs, dairy products, honey, fresh fruit vegetables, fruit and vegetable products, non-wood forest products, citrus fruits, poppy seeds, oil seeds and spices. including many agricultural farms that grows in the Aegean region of Turkey’s leading supplier of products and animal products exporters Egeli, which exports around the world, in 2020 won 5 billion 98 million US dollars foreign exchange to Turkey.
In 7, when the world commodity trade contracted by 2020 percent due to the pandemic, the exports of agricultural products of the Aegean Exporters Unions increased by 4 percent. In the 2019 report card of the agricultural exporters within the body of EİB, 4 billion 922 million dollars export was written. 2020 billion 24 million dollars in 369. Turkey exported Speaking of agricultural products, exporters Egeli made 21 percent of these exports.
Assessing the agricultural products export performance of the Aegean Exporters Unions in 2020 due to the Agricultural Week, the Aegean Exporters ‘Unions’ Chairmen stated that they aim to increase the Aegean Region’s agricultural products exports by 2021 percent in 10 and that they will work to reach an export figure of 2021 billion dollars in 5,5. . The common concern of Aegean agricultural exporters is drought.
Increasing demand for olive and olive oil will offer good opportunities. Aegean Olive and Olive Oil Exporters Association earned 2020 million dollars in foreign currency in 160. Aegean Region, the olive and olive oil production and export leader in Turkey.
Pandemic increased interest in natural products
Underlining that the agricultural exporters unions within the Aegean Exporters’ Unions are the pride of EİB in 2020, EİB Vice President and President of the Aegean Dry Fruits and Products Exporters Association Birol Celep said that in 2020, interest in natural products increased due to the pandemic and that they expect this trend to continue in 2021.
Stating that they reached their target with digital marketing by taking fast action in the phase when international travels, physical fairs and trade delegations became unavailable in 2020, Celep said, “As EIB, we organized the Dubai Virtual Sectoral Trade Delegation and The Fource virtual food fair. China to Import Goods Fair, we realized the Turkey National Participation Organization. Our producers produced it, our exporters delivered the flavors of the Aegean to all over the world. This success came as a result of the joint work. I congratulate all of our producers and exporters who contributed to this success. We will strive to achieve greater success in 2021. There will be an increase in demand for our products that we buy from mother earth and dry with the light of the sun, which we do not add anything to. Our organic products will also see more demand in this process,” he said.
Aegean Dried Fruits and Products Exporters’ Union of 846 million dollars in Turkey with exports that make up 60 percent of the dry fruit export articulate Celebi, the agricultural sector of the topics will be on the agenda of the 2021 drought, water consumption, efficient use of resources, agricultural subsidies, renewable energy summarized as sustainability, controlled pesticide use.
54-year record broke in fresh fruit and vegetable pandemic
The Aegean Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Exporters Association (EYMSİB) became an export increase record holder among 2020 exporters’ unions within the EİB with an export increase rate of 17 percent in 12, and exceeded the 1 billion dollar threshold for the first time in its 39-year history with exports of 54 billion 1 million dollars.
Hayrettin Uçak, President of the Aegean Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Exporters’ Association, said that exports of fresh fruit and vegetables increased by 28 percent to 346 million dollars, and in fruit and vegetable products; He noted that they signed exports of 12 million dollars with an increase of 693 percent, and that they aimed to export 2021 billion 1 million dollars for 200.
Aquaculture and animal products opened in the last quarter
Turkey’s aquaculture and animal products, the leader of export Aegean Fisheries and Animal Products Exporters Union, 2020 of passing from negative in exports superior performance since the last quarter increasing 4 percent of exports has signed a 984 million dollar export.
Stating that they aim to exceed 2020 billion dollars in exports by continuing their performance in the second half of 2021 in 1, Bedri Girit, President of the Aegean Fisheries and Animal Products Exporters Association, said that they doubled our Black Sea salmon export to 2020 million dollars in 57, and that they left 2019 behind in natural honey exports. He stated that the poultry meat and dairy products sectors received an export visa to China in 2020, and that they will make efforts to obtain export permission to China in 2021.
Tobacco sector followed a horizontal course in exports
A horizontal trend emerged in exports in the tobacco sector, one of the traditional export products of the Aegean Region, in 2020. The Aegean Tobacco Exporters Association left 60 behind in the tobacco sector, the livelihood of 2020 thousand families, with a foreign currency return of $ 884 million.
Besides exports of tobacco products sector in Turkey gained the Treasury 65,7 billion worth of tax revenues to the Turkish economy, the major contribution enables pointing the Aegean Tobacco Exporters’ Union President Ömer Celal Umur laid out $ 2021 billion export target in 1.
They ran towards the target with vegetable oil export
The Aegean Grain Pulses, Oil Seeds and Products Exporters’ Association, which set an export target of 2020 million dollars as it entered 500, improved its exports by 14 percent and reached 505 million dollars. The vegetable oil sector, which increased its exports by 2020 percent in 50, took the lion’s share of exports of 260 million dollars.
As the biggest export markets of poppy seed, which is one of the most important export products, have not determined the import quota of India, Aegean Grain Pulses Oil Seeds and Products Exporters’ Association President Mustafa preferred, who stated that the export of poppy seeds did not start in the 2020 season, said that the initiatives of the Ministry of Commerce continue and the export begins in 2021. He stated that they expected an increase in exports of 2021 percent in 10.
Davut Er, President of the Aegean Olive and Olive Oil Exporters Union, said, “The demand for our products is increasing every year around the world. In this respect, this rising trend will offer better opportunities. Olive oil, the health and healing elixir, will continue to be the product that all consumers seek, especially due to the pandemic. Our only problem is the increasing drought due to global warming, maybe it may cause negativity in the coming years”.
Increasing demand for olive and olive oil will offer good opportunities
Aegean Olive and Olive Oil Exporters Association earned 2020 million dollars in foreign currency in 160. Aegean Region, the olive and olive oil production and export leader in Turkey.
Stating that they had a more successful year in table olive exports, Davut Er, President of the Aegean Olive and Olive Oil Exporters Union, said, “The demand for our products is increasing every year around the world. In this respect, this rising trend will offer better opportunities. Olive oil, the health and healing elixir, will continue to be the product that all consumers seek, especially due to the pandemic. Our only problem is the increasing drought due to global warming, maybe it may cause negativity in the coming years”.
14 percent increase in non-wood forest products
As the pandemic increased the demand for natural products, the export of non-wood forest products increased by 14 percent. Cahit Doğan Yağcı, Chairman of the Aegean Furniture Paper and Forest Products Exporters Association, stated that in 2020, non-wood forest products increased from 90 million dollars to 103 million dollars.
“Demand for our non-wood forest products such as thyme, laurel, sage and rosemary, which are included in the area of activity of our union, is increasing day by day,” said Yağcı, “Despite the decrease in trade volume in the world, 13 percent in thyme exports, 8 percent in laurel leaves exports and 26 percent in medicinal plants. We achieved a 30 percent increase in rosemary and a 38 percent increase in our linden exports. With the increase in interest in natural products, we think that our exports of non-wood forest products will continue to increase in 2021. Our goal is to exceed our export figures by at least 10 percent. In order to meet this need, the most important issue is to ensure the sustainable and high quality of our products and their export as added value”.
Germany, USA and UK became the top three in agricultural products
In the agricultural products export made by the Aegean Exporters Union in 2020, Germany ranked first with 446 million dollars. While the USA preferred the Aegean flavor of 394 million dollars, 363 million dollars of agricultural products were exported from the Aegean Region to the UK. The Netherlands, 282 million dollars, Italy was ranked with 271 million dollars demand for agricultural products.
Other countries in the top 10 are; Russia with $ 255 million, Iran with $ 172 million, Iraq with $ 162 million, Saudi Arabia with $ 131 million and France with $ 130 million. The number of countries to which agricultural products are exported from Aegean Exporters Unions; It was recorded as 190.
Seedless raisin leading product
Among the agricultural products exported from the Aegean Exporters’ Unions, seedless raisins provided the highest foreign exchange yield with 462 million dollars. In the Aegean Fisheries and Animal Products Exporters Union, fisheries exporters signed a total export of 741 million dollars, while 424 million dollars of fish exports were exported fresh, 198 million dollars in fillets and 55 million dollars frozen. The Aegean Region earned 267 million dollars from leaf tobacco exports, 260 million dollars from vegetable oil exports, 221 million dollars from pickle exports, 200 million dollars for dried figs.