Soil Products Office seedless grapes is the world leader in the last 3 years, Turkey's exports (TMO) join forces with the leading grape industry he wants to continue the alliance.
The Raisin Board, operating under the Aegean Dried Fruits and Products Exporters Association, came together to determine the road map of the upcoming 2020-21 season.
Stating that the prices of raisins increased by $ 550-600 per ton after TMO's intervention in the raisins sector, Aegean Dried Fruit and Products Exporters Union President Birol Celep said that they would like to see TMO's support in 2020-21 season in order not to go back from the point reached.
Turkey Exporters, organized by the Assembly and agricultural export their meeting on Agriculture and Forestry Deputy Minister Fatih Metin TMO dried figs, Celebi explained that express the raisins and dried apricots sectors of receipt of the request, "Agriculture and Forestry Minister, our Deputy Fatih Metin, TMO He stated that he took the initiative in order to regulate the market in the past years, and this year he will take initiative, especially fig and grape in the Aegean Region. Turkey has joined our exporters who export more than 90 percent of the raisins in Raisin Board consensus on the continuation of our alliance with TMO has occurred, "he said.
Underlining the necessity of a price policy that will gain both the support of the producer and the trust of the end consumer in raisins, Ege Dried Fruit and Products Exporters Association President Birol Celep, in order to increase the product quality of raisins, to prevent the harm of the diseases and harmful organisms of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. He added that he has recently banned 16 active pesticides (chemical pesticides) used for the products and will continue to cooperate with the Provincial Directorates of Agriculture and Forestry, Chambers of Agriculture and Commodity Exchanges in the upcoming period to increase product quality.
TMO grape analysis should be taken from the producer
Turkey Dried Fruits and Products Exporters Union Chairman Osman Ozer Sector Council; He stated that TMO bought grapes from the commodity exchanges last season, and that their expectation from TMO was to buy grapes from the producer by making pesticide analysis instead of grape from the exchanges.
that the information is distributed in schools in England Self grapes, "de raisins can be distributed in schools in Turkey every year. Thus, both are eliminated pressure on prices and higher yields in years when the harvest was over, both would have increased domestic consumption in Turkey, "he said.
Giving information that the price of raisins was over $ 2019 in 20-2 season, Vice President of Aegean Dried Fruits and Products Exporters Association Mehmet Ali Işık stated that TMO continued to regulate its duty to prevent the grape prices from going down. Işık said: “We should have 40-50 thousand tons of safety stocks in raisins. On the other hand, in Australia, between 900 and 1000 kg of grapes are bought. We need to install these systems and increase efficiency. ”
Raisin exports reached $ 421 million
Turkey, which began on September 1, 2019 Date of seedless raisins export season until June 13, 2020, while 203 thousand 504 tons of raisins exported 421 million dollars of foreign currency income earned in return. Raisins exports decreased by 4 percent in quantity compared to the previous season, while the fall in foreign exchange remained at 1 percent.
While the average export price of raisins was 2018 thousand 29 dollars in 2-3 season, it increased to 2019 thousand 20 dollars in 2-66 season.
Turkey, while raisin exports to 99 countries, the European Union exports rose 2 percent to 335 million 620 thousand dollars. England ranked first with the preference of 121 million dollars of Turkish grapes. Raisins were exported to Germany for $ 51 million and the Netherlands for $ 41 million.