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“WE WILL BREAK A NEW RECORD IN THE EXPORT OF FRESH FRUIT AND VEGETABLES”

Press release…

Aegean Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Exporters’ Association (EYMSİB), which has increased its exports by 40 percent since 2018, aims to break a new record by exceeding 1 billion 200 million dollars in 2021.

Aegean Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Exporters’ Association Board of Directors and Supervisory Board members informed the public about the projects they implemented during the 3 years they took office with the press conference they held.

Aegean Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Exporters’ Association Chairperson Hayrettin Uçak said that since they took office in April 2018, they have had more than 600 members and they have been working to increase their exports.

Uçak said, “Our Association’s fresh fruit, vegetable along with fruit and vegetable products exports, which were 739 million dollars at the end of 2017, went up to 831 million with an increase of 12 percent in 2018, to 890 million with an increase of 7 percent in 2019 and finally to 1 billion 40 million dollars with an increase of 17 percent at the end of 2020. For the first time in our history, we managed to exceed the 1 billion dollar threshold together with our members. Thus, we have boosted our exports by 300 million dollars since the end of 2017.”

Explaining that the rise in their exports continued in the first 5 months of 2021, they escalated their exports to 397 million dollars with an increase of 16 percent, Uçak added, “We set a target of 1 billion 200 million dollars for the end of 2021 in front of you at the press conference we held at the end of last December, this increase momentum is expected. If we continue with this, we will close the year 2021 with a new record. Since 2018, we have tried to carry out many actions both to be closer to our members and to promote our export products.”

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