Turkey's food exports surpass target

Turkey's fresh fruit and vegetables producers earned 1.94 billion USD in 2009, an 11 percent rise over the previous year.

Turkey's food exports surpass target

Turkey's fresh fruit and vegetables producers surpassed their target and earned 1.94 billion USD in 2009, an 11 percent rise over the previous year.

Turkish fresh fruits and vegetables industry's exports also increased 19 percent in amount, said Ali Kavak, head of an fresh fruits and vegetables exporters' assembly in the Mediterranean region which makes more than 40 percent of country's exports.

Turkey's target was to increase exports 10 percent in 2009.

Turkish growers shipped their products mostly to Russia, Bulgaria, Germany, Ukraine and Iraq, Kavak said.



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