According to a report by Turkish newspaper Le Monde on November 17, after obtaining export licenses to China in May 2020, the export of native dairy products to China exceeded 7 million U.S. dollars within five months, making China the sixth largest exporter of native dairy products.
Sinan, chairman of the Departmental Committee of the Turkish Fisheries and Animal Products Exporters Union, said that obtaining an export license to China and starting to export dairy products to China provided a respite from the downturn in the Turkish domestic industry. . In the past five months, 17 companies have successfully exported 6,590 tons of dairy products to China. It is believed that other companies with export licenses will soon start to export to China. By the end of 2020, Turkey’s exports of dairy products to China are expected to reach US$25-30 million, and reach US$100 million in the next few years.
Kozetan pointed out that the export value of the native dairy industry this year is 254 million U.S. dollars, of which the export value to Iraq is 52.5 million U.S. dollars, ranking first, Saudi Arabia is 42 million U.S. dollars, the United Arab Emirates is 16.8 million U.S. dollars, and Kuwait At US$13.6 million, Egypt’s was at US$12.1 million. China has become the sixth country that exports the most local dairy products in a short period of time.