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HALUK OKUTUR: WE AIM TO REACH 13.7 BILLION DOLLARS IN 2023

Haluk Okutur, Chairman of the Board of Istanbul Grain, Pulses, Oil Seeds and Products Exporters’ Association (İHBİR), said that they broke the all-time export record as the industry with 7.3 billion dollars in 2020. In his statement, Haluk Okutur emphasized that despite all the troubles brought by the epidemic and …

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TURKEY IS THE LARGEST FLOUR EXPORTER IN THE WORLD…

Turkey is the largest flour exporter in the world and the second-largest pasta exporter. The country exported 1.25 million tonnes of pasta last year and this year the figure is expected to reach over 1.3 million tonnes. Turkish flour exporters meet 85 percent of the wheat demand from Russia. The …

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TURKEY EXTENDS THE SUSPENSION OF 20 PERCENT TARIFFS ON WHEAT…

Turkey has extended the suspension of 20 percent tariffs on wheat, barley, and corn imports until April 30, 2021, according to a presidential decree published in the Official Gazette on Dec. 17. In a previous decree on Oct. 30, wheat import tariffs had been suspended until the end of this year. Wheat …

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“WE EXPORT CEREALS, PULSES, OIL SEEDS AND PRODUCTS TO 164 COUNTRIES”

Istanbul Cereals Pulses Oil Seeds and Products Exporters’ Association (İHBİR) announced that it exports to 164 countries according to the November 2020 export report. Stating that Turkey would never encounter with any food crisis, İHBİR Chairman Haluk Okutur said, “We have farmers demonstrating outstanding efforts and also industrial exporters who …

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EXPORTS OF TURKISH CEREALS, PULSES AND OILSEEDS SECTOR REACH TO 5.9 BILLION DOLLARS IN 10 MONTHS…

The exports of the cereals, pulses and oilseeds sector increased by 6.8 percent annually, becoming the third sector with the highest increase in foreign sales. Turkey in January-October period has sold 7.7 million tonnes of cereals. Among the products of the sector, the product with the highest export on value …

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CHIPS PRODUCED FROM CHICKPEAS IN MERSİN TO INCREASE CONSUMPTION OF PULSES…

Chips from chickpeas were produced in Mersin province to increase the consumption of pulses among children. Chips from chickpeas were produced in Mersin to popularize the consumption and endearment of pulses with high protein value. Abdullah Özdemir, Chairman of Turkish National Pulses Council (UBK), said, “We cooperated with Mersin University …

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TURKEY RANKS SECOND IN PASTA EXPORTS ACROSS THE WORLD…

Turkish Exporters’ Assembly (TIM) Cereals Pulses Oil Seeds and Products Sector Council Chairman Mahsum Altunkaya, in his written statement on the occasion of World Pasta Day October 25, said pasta consumption increased rapidly in Turkey as of worldwide. Altunkaya stated that pasta was among the strategic products during the pandemic …

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HÜSEYİN ARSLAN: RECOMMENDED CONSUMPTION DATE SHOULD BE IMPLEMENTED IN DRY FOODS

AHBİB Chairman Hüseyin Arslan, drew attention to the food waste and said that instead of the expiry date (STT), the recommended consumption date (TETT) should be implemented in dry food products with a long shelf life. Mediterranean Cereals, Pulses, Oil Seeds and Products Exporters’ Association (AHBİB) Chairman Hüseyin Arslan reminded …

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WHEAT TAKES ON STRATEGIC IMPORTANCE AMID THE PANDEMIC…

Wheat took on greater strategic importance amid the pandemic, when countries focused on domestic consumption rather than foreign trade, and countries’ wheat stocks rose significantly. Trade relations and supply chains were affected by the protectionist policies that got stronger during the COVID-19 pandemic, which first appeared last December in China. …

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CEREALS, PULSES AND OIL SEEDS INDUSTRY RAISES THE TARGET FOR 2020…

Press release… Cereals, pulses and oil seeds industry raised targets for 2020… The Aegean Cereals Pulses Oil Seeds and Products Exporters’ Association left 2019 behind as the association that increased its exports the most, with 443 million 455 thousand dollars and an increase of 10 percent. Mustafa Terci, Chairman of …

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