Target set for food exports: USD 20 billion

Aksam – Murat Yalcintas, Chairman of the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (ITO), said food exports increased to USD 20 billion in 2009 and that they aim to make Türkiye one of the strongest players in the sector. Yalcintas said, “I attach great significance to Anuga Food Fair for achieving this target.” Yalcintas said Anuga Food Fair, which will be held in Germany on October 10-14, is the world’s most important food fair and that Türkiye exports more than 200 organic agricultural products. He added, “We aim to increase the attractiveness of Türkiye in the food sector and draw foreign investors to our country.”