Exports from Turkey's Antalya double in 2010

Textile companies in Antalya made shipments to more than 50 countries worth $61.3 million, a 31.2 percent rise from the same period a year earlier.

Exports from Turkey's Antalya double in 2010

 

Exports from the Mediterranean province of Antalya, which ships mostly fresh fruits and vegetables, textiles and cut flowers, have grown 100 percent to over $683 million since the beginning of this year, officials of a local exporter organization said on Thursday.

Textile companies in Antalya made shipments to more than 50 countries worth $61.3 million, a 31.2 percent rise from the same period a year earlier.

Exports of fresh fruits and vegetables, the main export item of Antalya, grew 34.5 percent and reached $348.8 million, which is a new record for the province. Fruit and vegetable exporters of Antalya expect to earn $500 million by the end of this year.

Exports of cut flower, which came to an end for now due to seasonal effects, dropped 1.1 percent to $29.3 million.

Total exports from the province jumped 100.6 percent to $683.1 million, officials said, adding that it is expected to reach $1 billion by the end of 2010.
 

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