Iraq imports chickens from Turkey worth about a quarter of a billion dollars since the beginning of 2017
08:28 - 22/10/2017
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Iraq exports the list of countries importing chicken meat from Turkey by 63 percent in the first nine months of this year, while revenues amounted to 238 million dollars.
"Iraq is the biggest destination for Turkey's poultry meat exports, accounting for 63 percent of exports," said Ghandeek, director of Gedeek Poultry Company, in an interview with Anatolia.
According to data released by the Council of Turkish exporters, the volume of exports of poultry meat to Iraq increased by 49 percent in the first nine months of this year compared to the same period last year, to reach 238 million dollars.
He denied the occurrence of any decline in the volume of exports to Iraq because of the political situation, indicating the existence of alternatives to border crossings.
He pointed out the importance of poultry market in East Asia, saying: "Turkey's daily production of poultry legs of 10 tons, and was not consumed for decades, but now the entire production is issued."
He pointed out that China is the largest consumer of poultry legs in the world, and that Turkey's exports to this country are through Hong Kong, Taiwan and Vietnam, because of the lack of a joint agreement between the two countries related to poultry meat. Ending / 25[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]