Aegean Fisheries and Animal Products Exporters’ Association President Bedri Girit said that the exports of companies in the Aegean reached $1.5 billion in the last 1 year in the sector, which achieved the export targets set for 2023 2 years ago.
In his statement, Girit stated that as the union, they increased their exports to $132 million in July with an increase of 20% compared to the same month of the previous year, and that the exports of the union in the last 1-year period amounted to $1 billion 500 million with an increase of 29%.
Stating that $1 billion 23 million of exports in the last 1 year were met from fishery products, the average export price of these products increased from $5.7 to $6.6, Girit said that they sent aquatic products to 62 countries, mainly the United Kingdom, Italy and the Netherlands.
Crete stated that in the last 1 year, they exported $259 million to 50 countries in poultry products, $74 million in milk and dairy products to 50 countries, and $13 million in honey to 32 countries.
Noting that they achieved their 2023 target as of February, Girit stated that they set their targets as $3.8 billion for the end of 2022 and as $4.2 billion for the end of 2023.
Source: Trthaber / Translated by Irem Yildiz