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TUNCAY SAGUN: FISHERY EXPORTS INCREASED BY 39.5 PERCENT IN THE FIRST 7 MONTHS

Ahmet Tuncay Sagun, Chairman of the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM) Sectors Council and Deputy Chairman of the Istanbul Fisheries and Animal Products Exporters’ Association (İSHİB), stated that in the first 7 months of the year, fishery exports increased by 39.5 percent compared to the same period of 2020 and reached 763.6 million dollars.

Sagun said, “Our primary market for sea bream, sea bass and trout is the EU countries, while we have a say in the Japanese market for bluefin tuna.”

“Our goal is to have a say in other Far East countries, especially in China. While the kilogram unit price of Turkey’s total exports was below an average of 1.3 dollars, the fishery sector reached 6-7 dollars,” Sagun added…

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