BAKU, Azerbaijan, Mar. 11
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Turkey’s export of citrus fruits to Azerbaijan decreased by 38 percent in February 2020 compared to the same month in 2019, Turkey’s Association of Fresh Vegetables and Fruits Exporters told Trend on March 11.
In February 2020 Turkey exported 2,667 tons of citrus fruits, which is 1 percent of the country’s total citruses export for the past year, the association noted.
“In February 2020, Turkey exported citrus fruits worth $830,053 to Azerbaijan, which is 45 percent less than the export figures for February 2019,” the association said.
During the reported period, Turkey has exported fruits and vegetables worth $204,478, which is 23 percent more compared to the same month in 2019, the association added.
Revenues of Turkey from export of citruses to Azerbaijan dropped by 37 percent amounting to $7.7 million, which accounts for 1 percent of the country’s total revenues from citruses export.
During 2019, Turkey exported 1.1 million tons of fruits, which is 5 percent more compared to 2018. In turn, country’s revenues from export of fruit increased by 2 percent and amounted to $846 million.
Meanwhile, export of vegetables from Turkey dropped by 2 percent, amounting to 1.2 million tons worth $645 million.
Turkey exported 1.6 million tons of citrus fruits worth $756 million in 2019, which was 20 percent less compared to 2018.
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