Finance

“WE WILL CATCH 100 MILLION DOLLARS IN TOMATO AND PEPPER EXPORTS TO RUSSIA”

Press release… The export ban imposed in December 2020 due to tomato brown fruit wrinkle virus, tomato spotted wilt virus and pepino mosaic virus in the export of fresh tomatoes and peppers from Antalya and İzmir provinces to Russia has been lifted. The sector also wants the quota on tomato …

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FIXING THE BUSINESS OF FOOD 2021…

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TURKEY ELIMINATES TARIFFS ON SOME PULSES AND GRAINS…

Turkey announced the elimination of tariffs on some pulses and grains. According to a PresidentialDecree published in the Official Gazette on September 8, 2021, the import tariffs on chickpeas, lentils,and wheat, rye, barley, oats, and sorghum (only seed for sewing) are reduced to zero until December 31,2021. Barley, Oat, Rye, …

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DR. DOĞANAY TOLUNAY: BURNT TREES CAN BE SOLD FOR FIGHTING AGAINST FUTURE FOREST FIRES

A Turkish expert has advised authorities to sell all the trees burned in last month’s wildfires that devastated forests in 53 provinces out of all 81 late July and use the money collected in the fight against future forest fires. According to data from the General Directorate of Forestry, some …

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FAO-TURKEY INUGURATES THE FOURTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND COOPERATIVE PROJECT…

17 September 2021, Ankara  – A stakeholders meeting was held yesterday to launch the fourth phase of the Project: “Promoting sustainable employment and income generation opportunities for Syrian refugees and host communities”, funded by the Government of Japan. The objective of the meeting was to provide implementing partners with necessary guidelines …

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HALİT ARABACI: FROM DESERT TO ARCTIC CLIMATE, THE CONTAINER FARM OFFERS CONVENIENCE

A Turkish group of companies has designed a container farming system that enables the cultivation of all kinds of crops, regardless of climate and weather or amount of daylight, amid growing concerns over the course of climate change-related uncertainties. The container plant factory is equipped with systems that have all …

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HALUK OKUTUR: İHBİR’S EXPORTS SHOWED AN INCREASE OF 18.73 PERCENT

Haluk Okutur, Chairman of the Board of Istanbul Cereals, Pulses, Oil Seeds and Products Exporters’ Association (İHBİR), said, “İHBİR’s exports in the first 8-month period covering the January-August period of 2021 amounted to 1 billion 471 million 918 thousand dollars with an increase of 18.73 percent.” In the written statement …

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HAYRETTİN UÇAK: CITRUS AND POMEGRANATE EXPORTS EXCEEDED 1 BILLION DOLLARS

Press release… Hayrettin Uçak, Chairperson of the Aegean Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Exporters’ Association (EYMSİB), said that citrus and pomegranate exports exceeded 1 billion dollars Hayrettin Uçak Uçak said, “While Turkey exported 852 million dollars of citrus and pomegranates in 2019, the amount of foreign exchange it obtained from citrus …

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ALİ KOPUZ: THE SOLUTION TO FOOD INFLATION LIES IN AGRICULTURE

İSTİB Chairman Ali Kopuz evaluated the record increase in food prices. Stating that food inflation has become a global problem, Kopuz said that the solution lies in agriculture. Istanbul Commodity Exchange Chairman (İSTİB) Ali Kopuz stated that the solution to food inflation is in agriculture. Ali Kopuz made a speech …

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TRABZON PROVINCE, THE LEADER OF EXPORT FROM THE BLACK SEA REGION TO RUSSIA…

In the 8-month period covering January-August 2021, exports from Trabzon region to the Russian Federation reached 115,551,947 dollars, soaring by 31 percent compared to the same period of the previous year. Fresh fruit and vegetables In the same period, exports from the Black Sea Region, where 18 provinces are located, …

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