Turkey exported vinegar to 92 countries valued at 5 million and 110 thousand dollars in January-September period.
According to the information obtained from Uludağ Exporters’ Associations (UİB), vinegar exports increased by 49.83 percent compared to 9 months of last year. Vinegar manufacturers, who increased exports from 3 million 411 thousand dollars to 5 million 110 thousand dollars in 9 months of this year, made the most foreign sales to Saudi Arabia.
Exports to Saudi Arabia, which was made worth of 925 thousand dollars in the January-September period of last year, rose by 19 percent in the same months of this year, reaching 1 million 101 thousand dollars.
Exports to Iraq, which ranked second, grown by 87.50 percent. Exports to this country increased from 428 thousand dollars to 803 thousand dollars.
One of the markets where vinegar producers have increased their exports significantly was the USA. Exports to this country increased by 145.87 percent from 242 thousand dollars to 597 thousand dollars. Export to Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Germany and the USA accounted for 60.68 percent of total exports. An income of 5 million 110 thousand dollars was obtained from the vinegar export made in 9 months of the year.