Turkey earns $1.69 billion through hazelnut exports

Turkey, the world's biggest hazelnut supplier, exports more than 220,000 tons in 10 months.

Turkey earns $1.69 billion through hazelnut exports

World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkey, the world's biggest hazelnut supplier, has earned $1.69 billion from the 2013-2014 hazelnut export season through exporting 221,731 tons of hazelnuts in 10 months.

More than 164,000 tons were exported to EU countries through the season which began on 1 September 1, 2013 and ended on 31 June 31, 2014, according to the Black Sea Hazelnut and Products Exporters' Association on Tuesday.

Turkey exported 268,699 tons of hazelnuts and obtained $1.54 billion in the same period of last season.

The country is the largest producer of hazelnuts in the world and its production accounts for approximately 75 percent of worldwide production.

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