According to the Association of Exporters of the Eastern Black Sea Region of Turkey (DKİB), the Republic has exported 673,222 tons of fruits and vegetables to Russia in the first 10 months of the year, which is 18 percent more than in 2017.
In monetary terms, exports have grown by 24 percent, reaching $ 465,677 million.
Most of Turkey's fruit and vegetable exports to Russia (141,366 tons) came from the Eastern Black Sea region. In monetary terms, those exports were worth $ 100,208 million.
According to Turkish exporters, shipments in 2019 are expected to increase by at least 30%.