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Sagun: One out of three fish eaten in Europe is from Türkiye

Oğulcan Sagun, Vice Chair of the Istanbul Fisheries and Animal Products exporters’ Association, announced that exports in the aquaculture sector soared by 2.6 percent in 2023 compared to the previous year and reached 1 billion 736 million dollars. ‘”We are the leader in Europe in the export of sea bass …

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Oğulcan Kemal Sagun: We should describe Turkish salmon correctly

Describing Turkish salmon correctly… Norway is the world’s largest producer of farmed Atlantic salmon. Norway also carries out significant catches of small pelagic species such as cod and deep-water fish species. Salmon is the product group that Türkiye and Norway are most at odds with each other. Oğulcan Kemal Sagun …

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Saffet Kalyoncu: Turkish salmon exports continue to surge

Eastern Black Sea’s 4-month exports of Turkish salmon surged by 56 percent… Turkish salmon exports from the Eastern Black Sea surged by 56 percent in the January-April period and reached 44 million 292 thousand 248 dollars. Saffet Kalyoncu Saffet Kalyoncu, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Eastern Black …

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Türkiye to expand fishing horizons with new deals…

The Agriculture and Forestry Ministry aims to increase the catches of Turkish vessels and obtain new fishing grounds, especially in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, by completing fisheries agreements with 12 African countries and continuing negotiations with 15 more countries. The ministry is actively negotiating fisheries partnerships with Gabon, Djibouti, …

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Müjdat Sezer: We made a landing at the Barcelona Seafood Fair

Participating in the Seafood fair organised in Barcelona, Spain, Türkiye took place next to the Norwegian stand in the fair and made a trunk show against Norwegian fishermen. Under the leadership of Istanbul Seafood and Products Exporters’ Association (İSHİB), 20 producers from Türkiye participated in the fair. Seafood, which is …

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Turkish fishermen to cast nets to the Chinese market!

Competing with Norwegian producers in Europe, the Turkish aquaculture sector has accelerated its efforts to ramp up its exports to over 2 billion dollars this year. The sector, which wants to overcome the price pressure in Russia and Japan with alternative markets, is preparing to enter the world giant China. …

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Mustafa Altuğ Atalay: We are developing Turkish salmon production thanks to the right policies we are implementing

Mustafa Altuğ Atalay, General Director of Fisheries and Aquaculture of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, said that Turkish salmon production has increased in the Black Sea and as of 2023, around 66 thousand tonnes of Turkish salmon were raised. Mustafa Altuğ Atalay Mustafa Altuğ Atalay, General Director of Fisheries …

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Turkish fishermen wrap up season with hunting ban…

With the conclusion of the fishing season in the Turkish seas, the annual hunting ban has commenced to ensure wildlife conservation and sustainable resource management. İbrahim Yumaklı In a statement declaring the fishing ban starting from April 15, Agriculture and Forestry Minister İbrahim Yumaklı said that this year’s season witnessed a bountiful catching. The …

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Ahmet Hamdi Gürdoğan: The number of cages at sea increases, but lake salmon threatens exports!

Ahmet Hamdi Gürdoğan, Vice President of the Eastern Black Sea Exporters Association (DKİB), said that the number of cages in the seas has soared in the last 5-6 years. Ahmet Hamdi Gürdoğan Pointing out that especially in the last 5-6 years, the number of cages in the sea has started …

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Gürdoğan: We should be able to process and export salmon as semi-finished products

Ahmet Hamdi Gürdoğan, Vice President of the Eastern Black Sea Exporters’ Association (DKİB), said that a new sector could be started in salmon. Ahmet Hamdi Gürdoğan Gürdoğan said, “We send salmon as semi-finished products, that is, in other forms such as fillets. Türkiye should create its own brand and send …

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