Turkey's aquaculture exports during this season reached USD 582.2 million, with a 9 percent increase compared to the same period last year, according to the Eastern Black Sea Exporters Association (DKİB).
Some 118,954 tons of aquaculture products were exported during the season covering the period of Sept. 1, 2018, to April 15, 2019, generating USD 582.5 million.
During the same period of the previous year, USD 536.2 million was generated from the export of 93,169 tons of aquaculture products. Thus, exports in this period increased 28 percent in quantity and 9 percent in value compared to the same period of the previous year.
The Netherlands, Japan and Italy were the leading export destinations for frozen fish and fish fillets during this period, with exports worth USD 87.5 million, USD 60.2 million and USD 58.7 million, respectively.
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From Sept. 1, 2018, to April 15, 2019, a total of 2,788 tons of aquaculture exports from the Eastern Black Region amounted to USD 14.8 million in income. During the same period last year, 655 tons of aquaculture products were exported, generating USD 3.5 million. Thus, exports from the region increased by 325 percent in quantity and 239 percent in value compared to the same period of the previous year.
Russia, Vietnam, and Germany were the top three markets in exports for the Eastern Black Sea region.
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