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“AEGEAN REGION AGRICULTURAL EXPORTS TO REACH 10 B DOLLARS WITH THE AGRI-OIZs”

Press release…

While Turkey was exporting 23 billion dollars worth of agricultural products in 2021, Aegean Exporters’ Associations (EİB) became the export champion of Turkey in agricultural products by realizing 22 percent of Turkey’s agricultural product exports alone with an export of 5 billion 100 million dollars.

Exporting healthy foods grown in the plains of the Aegean Region to all over the world for centuries, Aegean exporters managed to increase their agricultural product exports of 4 billion 358 million dollars in 2020 by 17 percent in 2021.

National Participation in Food Fairs is Organized..

Pointing out that 7 of the 12 exporters’ associations within the body of Aegean Exporters’ Associations are clusters of agricultural products exporters, EİB Coordinator Chair Jak Eskinazi explained that they have been organizing national participation organizations for many years, such as Fancy Food in the United States, Foodex in Japan, Biofach in Germany, and China Import Fair in China, in order to boost the export of agricultural products in the Aegean Region.

Emphasizing that the pandemic has once again shown that it is imperative to invest in the agricultural sector, Eskinazi said, “The harmony that has been achieved among non-governmental organizations in İzmir in recent years is also bearing fruit in the field of agriculture. When the Agriculture Specialized Organized Industrial Zones (OIZs), which are under establishment in Dikili, Kınık, Bayındır and Bergama districts, come into operation, the export of agricultural products of the Aegean Region will change course.”

“Aegean Region agricultural products exports, which are at the level of 5.1 billion dollars today, will reach 10 billion dollars in the medium term with the contribution of Agricultural OIZs,” Eskinazi added…

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