Export of agricultural products from Turkey in January-May grew by 4.8 percent and reached a record mark of $ 14 billion.
For the specified period, agrarian products amounted to 13.7 percent of all products in the export basket of Turkey.
At the same time, four out of ten sectors of the Turkish agrarian complex have reached record indicators for export.
The sector of grain, legumes, oilseeds, fresh fruits and vegetables, olives and olive oils, decorative plants demonstrated the highest export sales over all time.
The main importer of grain, legumes, oilseeds and derivatives was Iraq (837 million 249 thousand dollars), fresh vegetables and fruits – Russia (402 million 401 thousand dollars), olives and olive oil – Spain (172 million 874 thousand . dollars).
In the Netherlands, decorative plants and products worth 19 million 878 thousand dollars were exported.
The export of decorative plants and products to the Netherlands decreased by 3 million 795 thousand dollars, and the export of grain, legumes, oilseeds and products to Iraq decreased by 33 million 766 thousand dollars.
The export of the olives and olive oil sector to Spain increased by 165 million 227 thousand dollars, and the export of fresh fruits and vegetables to Russia – by 113 million 349 thousand dollars.