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HAYRETTİN UÇAK: OUR EXPORT TARGET IN FRESH FIGS IS 75 MILLION DOLLARS

Press release…

The target in the export of fresh figs is 75 million dollars…

The export journey of fresh figs of Bursa Black and Sarılop varieties, which Turkey is the world leader in production and export and which adorns the tables of the British Royal Family, begins very soon.

Earning 60 million dollars of foreign exchange from fresh fig exports in 2020, Turkey aims to export 75 million dollars in 2021.

While the export expedition of Sarılop fresh figs to all over the world will be starting on July 28, Bursa Black’s flavour journey will set out on July 30.

The lion’s share in exports belongs to Bursa Black…

Stating that while Turkey’s fresh fig export was 48.8 million dollars in 2019, it increased by 22 percent to 60 million 4 thousand dollars in 2020, Aegean Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Exporters’ Association (EYMSİB) Chair Hayrettin Uçak said that Bursa black fresh figs brought 48 million 881 dollars to the economy in 2020.

Uçak said, “On the other hand Sarılop variety earned 11 million 123 thousand dollars of foreign exchange last year.”

Most preferred by the Germans…

Explaining that they exported more than 60 million dollars of fresh figs to 42 countries in 2020, Uçak added, “The yield and quality of 2021 are extremely suitable for export. We expect an increase of around 10 percent in yield and our fresh fig export target is 75 million dollars.”

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