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Veysel Memiş: We export the most in all cereal and pulse product groups is red lentil

Press release…

Veysel Memiş, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Mediterranean Cereals, Pulses, Oil Seeds and Products Exporters’ Association (AHBİB), announced that they exported 181 million dollars in May with an increase of 22 percent compared to the same period last year.
Stating that the product they exported the most in all product groups in the fifth month of the year was red lentils, Veysel Memiş also reported that they achieved record increases of up to 58 times in Tunisia, Iran, Austria, Morocco, Morocco, South Sudan, Kosovo and Kazakhstan markets.

Veysel Memiş

“We supported the exports of the sector in Türkiye by 17 percent”

Veysel Memiş, who evaluated the performance of AHBİB, which supported the country’s overall sector exports of 1 billion 66 million dollars in May by 17 percent, according to product groups and countries, said the following: “In May, our sector in the AHBIB region transformed 204 thousand 278 tonnes of products into value in international markets. We achieved the highest export values in pulses, pastry products and milling products. We exported 50.7 million dollars in pulses, 32.8 million dollars in pastry products and 27.4 million dollars in milling products. The product we exported the most in all product groups in the said period was red lentils with a spike of 205 percent and a value of 41.2 million dollars. Our Association, which exported to 143 countries in May, achieved the highest values in Iraq, Iran and Syria markets.”

Exports of AHBİB exceeded 876 million dollars in January-May period…

Veysel Memiş added that AHBİB’s exports between January-May 2024 reached 876.8 million dollars with an increase of 6 percent and the export performance for the last 12 months was 2.18 billion dollars with an increase of 1 percent…

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