Turkey sharply increases export of grain, legumes to Turkmenistan
BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 29
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Export of grain and legumes from Turkey to Turkmenistan increased by 41.57 percent from January through April 2020 compared to the same period of 2019, having exceeded $9.2 million, Turkey’s Ministry of Trade told Trend.
In April 2020, Turkey’s export of grain and legumes to Turkmenistan increased by 29.17 percent compared to the same month of 2019, amounting to over $2.2 million.
In the first four months of 2020, the export of grains and legumes from Turkey to international markets increased by 4.1 percent compared to the same period of 2019, exceeding $2.4 billion. Meanwhile, Turkey’s export of grain and legumes made up 4.6 percent of the country’s total export.
In April 2020, Turkey exported $595.1 million worth of grains and legumes to world markets, which is 0.4 percent less compared to the same month of 2019. In the meantime, Turkey's export of grain and legumes amounted to 6.6 percent of the country's total export.
From April 2019 through April 2020, Turkey exported the grain and legumes in the amount of $6.8 billion.
Turkey’s export of agricultural products to the international markets exceeded $7.7 billion in the first four months of 2020, which is 2.9 percent more compared to the same period of 2019.
In April 2020, Turkey exported the agricultural products worth $1.7 billion, which is 5.9 percent less compared to April 2019.
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