Turkey's export of grain, legumes to Iran more than halves
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept.30
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
The export of grain and legumes from Turkey to Iran massively dropped by 53.84 percent in the past 8 months of 2020 compared to the same period of 2019, having made up $54.4 million, the Turkish Trade Ministry told Trend.
Meanwhile, in August 2020, Turkey’s export of grain and legumes increased by 6.59 percent compared to August 2019 and reached $7.7 million.
Turkey's exports of grain and legumes to world markets made up $4.6 billion from January through August 2020, up by 7.8 percent compared to the same period of last year.
The ministry noted that the export of grain and legumes amounted to 4.9 percent of the country's total exports during the reporting period.
In August of the current year, Turkey exported the grain and legumes to international markets in the amount of over $545 million, which is 13.4 percent more compared to August 2019, the ministry said.
Meanwhile, Turkey’s export of grain and legumes accounted for 4.8 percent of the country's total exports.
Over the past 12 months (from August 2019 through August 2020), Turkey exported the grain and legumes worth over $7.1 billion.
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