Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tunç Soyer attended the traditional opening ceremony held in Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Fisheries Market due to the start of the fishing fishing season.
Izmir Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer attended the traditional opening ceremony, which was held due to the start of the new hunting season. İzmir Governor Yavuz Selim Köşger, İzmir Provincial Gendarmerie Commander Brigadier General Hüseyin Hilmi Atabay, İzmir Chamber of Commerce President Mahmut Özgener, Aegean Exporters' Unions President Jack Eskinazi, İzmir Chamber of Tradesmen and Craftsmen Union President Zekeriya Mutlu, İzmir Provincial Director of Agriculture Mustafa Özen, İzmir Region Su Products Cooperative Union President Metin Karan, Secretary General of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Dr. Buğra Gökçe, President of the Village Cooperation İzmir Union Neptün Soyer and representatives of the fishery sector also attended.
İzmir Governor Yavuz Selim Köşger said that he wishes it to be an auspicious, lucrative year for fishermen. President Tunç Soyer said "Vira Bismillah" and wished for a fertile season. President Soyer said that since September 1, 2019, the fish shipment carried out in İzmir Fish Market has approached 55 thousand tons, “İzmir, which ranks first in our country in this field, also exports fish to many European countries, even China and Qatar. said.
They participated in the auction
The delegation visited the fishermen's stalls and chatted with the fishermen in the Fisheries Market, also attended the auction. İzmir Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer received red mullet and his wife Neptün Soyer from the auction. After the fish auction, the guests attending the opening event met at the breakfast table with fish soup in the completed Fisheries Market, which is one of the selection promises of President Tunç Soyer. The restaurant, where the residents of Izmir can eat fish and have fish soup at affordable prices, will be opened soon.
55 thousand tons of fish were shipped
İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Aquaculture Market draws an extremely successful graphic despite all the negativities experienced in the country and in the world. From September 1, 2019 to September 1, 2020, 55 thousand tons of fish were shipped to the domestic market and to various countries around the world. Although the overseas sales have stopped recently due to the coronavirus epidemic, the liveliness in the domestic market continued.
Izmir Fish Market appeals to around 5 thousand retailers, together with those from the surrounding cities. An average of 1500 vehicles enter Hal daily. Izmir Fish Market thanks to this high potential with the state of being Turkey's most popular feature. While cuttlefish, squid, octopus, sea eggplant and similar fishery products are exported from İzmir to Greece, Italy, Spain, Lebanon, China, Cyprus, Qatar and Ukraine, species such as sea bream and sea bass are sent to many countries of the world.