The income obtained from the export of fisheries from the Eastern Black Sea Region in the 10 months of the year increased by 71% and reached $116 million 340 thousand.
Eastern Black Sea Exporters’ Association (DKIB) Vice Chairman of the Board Ahmet Hamdi Gurdogan said that in January-October 2022, aquaculture products were exported from the region to 19 countries.
Stating that 17 thousand 286 tons of aquaculture products were exported from the region, and $116 million 340 thousand were obtained, Gurdogan stated that exports increased by 71% in income and 37% in quantity compared to the same period of the previous year.
Pointing out that most of the exports were made to Russia, Vietnam and Japan, Gurdogan stated that $70 million $477 thousand of seafood was sold to Russia, $21 million 857 thousand to Vietnam and $5 million 832 thousand to Japan.
Fisheries exports from Trabzon also increased by 133%
Stating that 54% of the region’s exports are made from Trabzon, Gurdogan said:
“In the January-October period of the year, aquaculture exports of $62 million 886 thousand 30 were made from Trabzon to 14 countries, mainly Russia, Vietnam and the People’s Republic of China. In the same period of last year, $26 million 964 thousand 575 of fishery products were exported from the city. Fisheries exports from our province also increased by 133% in value compared to last year.”
Source: Trthaber / Translated by Irem Yildiz