The top three importers were Russia, Romania and Ukraine

Turkey is increasing the export of fresh vegetables and fruits

In April, Turkey exported 326,020 tons of fresh fruits and vegetables worth $235.7 million, according to the head of the Mediterranean Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Exporters Association, Ferhat Gürer.

Tomatoes ranked first for the month, with a 16% increase, reaching $69.3 million in exports. Peppers followed with a 16% increase, generating $28.8 million in exports. Lemon exports also rose by 12%, reaching $28.5 million.

Russia was the main importer of fresh Turkish fruits and vegetables, with exports increasing by 25% in April to $58.1 million. Romania and Ukraine also featured among the top three importers of Turkish fresh produce. Export to Romania increased by 30% to $35.1 million and by 40% to $19.6 million to Ukraine.


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