Turkey exported approximately $365.66 million worth of fresh fruits and vegetables in the first two months of this year. It was the Russian Federation that was importing the most Turkish produce, at around $104.53 million.
According to data from the Eastern Black Sea Exporters Association (DKİB), Turkey exported 697,577 tons of fresh fruits and vegetables to 100 countries in January and February. Russia ranked first in the amount of produce imported from Turkey, followed by Iraq with $34.084 million and Romania with some $33.11 million.
On the other hand, the Eastern Black Sea Region exported 52,247 tons of fresh fruits and vegetables to 31 countries in the same period, making $29.14 million in revenue. Russia ranked first among the countries that imported fresh fruits and vegetables from the region with $22.6 million, followed by Georgia with over $2 million and Iraq with $988,045.