Cereals, pulses, oil seeds and derivations sector started with increase in new year. The exports of the cereal pulse oil seed and derivations sector showed an increase of 5 per cent compared to 2016 and reached 548,7 million dollars. The share of the exports of the sector represents 4 per cent of the total exports in January 2018. Turkey exported to Iraq a total of 142.5 million dollars in December 2017 with 26 percent . Syria and United States followed with respectively 6 per cent and 4 per cent rates.
Mediterranean Cereals Pulses Oil Seeds and Derivations Exporters’ Association showed an increase of 7 percent and completed the export of 101,5 million dollars in January 2018.The share of the exports of our association represents 18,5 per cent of the total exports of the sector.