In the first half of the year, 22.5 million dollars of fish oil was exported from the Eastern Black Sea Region.
Ahmet Hamdi Gürdoğan, Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Eastern Black Sea Exporters’ Association (DKİB), made a statement to the AA (Anadolu Agency) correspondent regarding the export of fish oil from the Eastern Black Sea Region.
Expressing that 12 thousand 125 tons of fish oil was exported from the region in the January-June period of the year, Gürdoğan stated that 22 million 511 thousand 715 dollars income was obtained from the said export.
Increased 133 percent compared to the same period of the previous year…
Recalling that 5 thousand 614 tons of fish oil was exported in the same period of last year, Gürdoğan said, “9 million 667 thousand 898 dollars of income was obtained from fish oil exports in the same period of the previous year. In other words it increased 133 percent in value.”
Pointing out that fish oil is exported to 6 countries from the region, Gürdoğan continued as follows:
“Peru, France and Chile were the three countries where fish oil was the most exported. In this period, 4 thousand 702 tons of fish oil was exported to Peru for 9 million 25 thousand 930 dollars; France, 2 million 39 thousand 154 dollars and 2 million 800 thousand dollars. In the 6 months of the year, fish oil was also exported to Denmark, Colombia and Norway. “
Gürdoğan added that he believes that the region and the country will increasingly come to the fore in seafood exports.