Turkey increases export of grain, legumes
BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 6
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
Export of grain and legumes from Turkey from January through February 2020 to world markets has exceeded $1.1 billion, which is 4.7 percent more compared to the same period last year, Turkey’s Ministry of Trade told Trend on March 6.
Turkey’s export of the products makes up 4 percent of the total export from January through February 2020, the ministry noted.
“In February 2020, Turkey exported grain and legumes to world markets worth $594.3 million, which is 5.2 percent more compared to the same period of 2019”, the ministry said.
During the reported period, Turkey's export of grain and legumes has made up 4.1 percent of the country’s total export.
“Over the last 12 months, i.e. from February 2019 through February 2020, Turkey has exported grain and legumes worth $6.8 billion,” the ministry added.
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