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Turkey Expands Food Exports to Russia

Posted November 26, 2014

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Anadolu Agency)

Turkey’s white meat exports – poultry and seafood – increased by 447% in the first nine months, the Turkish Minister of Food, Agriculture and Animal Breeding said on Monday.

Mehdi Eker said: Turkey’s share of Russian imports increased in the first 9 months of the year compared with the same period last year. We predict a further increase next year.” Minister Eker visited The Anadolu Agency’s Editor Desk on Monday and was interviewed by AA editors.

Turkey is a major supplier of food and agricultural produce to Russia with $1.68 billion worth of trade last year. Read more here.