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KILIÇ RANKS FIRST IN AQUACULTURE AND ANIMAL PRODUCTS…

Press release… KLC Food, one of the Kılıç Holding companies, became the champion of exports in the sector of Fisheries and Animal Products. KLC Food stamped its name in Turkish Exporters’ Assembly (TIM) list of ‘Champion of Exporters’, disclosed every year with 180 million 782 dollars of export figure as …

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EXPORT OF FISHERIES FROM EASTERN BLACK SEA REGION CONTINUE TO INCREASE…

73 million dollars worth of fishery products exported from the Eastern Black Sea in 8 months According to the data of the Eastern Black Sea Exporters’ Association (DKİB), from the Eastern Black Sea Region in January-August 2020, 33.555 tons of fishery products were sold to 29 countries. During the period …

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TURKEY BREAKS AN ALL-TIME RECORD IN FISHERIES PRODUCTION…

Agriculture and Forestry Minister Bekir Pakdemirli said that Turkey broke an all-time record with an increase of 33 percent in fisheries production in a year and reached 837 thousand tons. Pakdemirli said: “We have set total fisheries production for 2023 as 1 million tons. We take firm steps forward by …

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ŞEMSİ BAYRAKTAR: I WISH AN ABUNDANT SEASON TO OUR FISHERMEN

Press release… Ankara – August 31, 2020 Union of Turkish Agricultural Chambers (TZOB) Chairman Şemsi Bayraktar, declaring the ban on hunting at sea will end tonight, said, “Tonight our fishermen, by saying ‘heave Bismillah’, they will sail. I wish all our fishermen a prosperous season with plenty of products.” Bayraktar …

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“FILL UP WITH BONITOS THIS YEAR!”

Bonito is expected to be abundant in the seas this year… Ramazan Özkaya, Chairman of the Central Union of Fisheries Cooperatives, stated that the fishermen are ready for the new season and said, “This year there will be plenty of bonito, the Turkish people will be full up with bonitos. …

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“SEAFOOD CONSUMPTION SHOULD BE INCREASED IN TURKEY”

Ankara University Faculty of Agriculture, Head of Fisheries Engineering Department Professor Dr. Mine Kırkağaç said that fisheries and aquaculture production in Turkey is 836 thousand 168 tons according to data of 2019 and 55,36 percent of this amount obtained by hunting. Dr. Kırkağaç said, “Although the decrease of approximately 12 …

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HUNTING BAN ENDS AS OF SEPTEMBER 1…

Since the ban on fishing in the seas will be lifted as of September 1, it is important for the fishermen who make their final preparations to comply with the prohibitions on fish length, time, location and species during fishing. Fishermen are making their final preparations days before the ban …

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1.127 BILLION DOLLARS OF EXPORTS FROM FISHERIES AND ANIMAL PRODUCTS…

Press release… Fisheries and animal products sector closed the first half of 2020 with 1 billion 127 million dollars of exports. Turkish fisheries and animal products sector as from the beginning of the 2000s, has been one of the leading export sectors in Turkey. Bedri Girit, Chairman of Aegean Fisheries …

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FISHERMEN ARE HOPEFUL OF FISHING BONITO THIS SEASON…

As seasonal ban on fishing with lures was lifted on Aug. 15, the first batches of fish caught in the sea were put on the market in the Black Sea province of Sinop on Aug. 15. Fishermen were hopeful of fishing bonito this season, which will be fully opened on Sept. 1. “These bonitos caught with …

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SEAFOOD PRODUCTION IN TURKEY RISES BY 33.1 PERCENT…

Seafood production in Turkey posted a 33.1 percent increase last year on an annual basis, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TURKSTAT) said in June. The fishery production reached 836,524 tons in 2019, according to TURKSTAT figures. “The total fishery production constitutes the fishes caught by 44.8 percent, other sea products by …

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