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Turkey requires the foreign competent authority to issue and sign a manufacturer certificate for imports of plant protection products (PPPs). U.S. Chambers of Commerce and State Departments of Agriculture are authorized to sign the certificates for PPPs from the United States.
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Turkiye: Cotton and Products Annual

Türkiye’s cotton production in marketing year (MY) 2024/25 is forecast to increase to 820,000 metric tons (MT; 3.8 million bales), based on the assumption that cotton prices which increased at the beginning of 2024 will remain stagnant and orders to Turkish ready-to-wear apparel producers will at least continue at mediocre levels.
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Turkiye: Grain and Feed Annual

Production volumes of wheat and barley in marketing year (MY) 2024/25 are forecast to remain unchanged compared to last year, while corn production is expected to drop year-to-year by 1.2 million metric tons (MMT) as farmers switch to growing more profitable crops, such as cotton and other row crops.
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Turkiye: Food Processing Ingredients Annual

Turkiye’s food and beverage sector depends on domestic and imported ingredients, a large portion of which are sourced from Europe. European ingredients enjoy zero or low import duties under preferential trade agreements, as well as lower freight costs.
At the beginning of each year, the Turkish Ministry of Trade (MoT) publishes the tariff schedule for all commodities including agricultural products for the upcoming year. Depending on market conditions, the MoT may adjust tariff rates during the year for selected imports of agricultural and other products.
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Turkiye: Oilseeds and Products Annual

Assuming the return of more favorable growing conditions and yields that are in line with historical averages, Turkey is expected to produce more sunflowerseed, cottonseed, and soybeans in MY 2024/25 compared to the previous year, which was marked by dry weather conditions in parts of the country.
Pet food demand in Türkiye continues to rocket higher as pet ownership, especially for dogs and cats expands. Sales of dog and cat food soared to $127 million in 2022 and are set to more than double to $300 million by the end of 2027. About two...
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Turkiye: Grain and Feed Update

Wheat, corn, and barley production in MY 2023/24 are forecast at or near record levels due to favorable weather during much of the growing season. Consequently, import demand for these three grains is projected lower year-to-year. Similarly, rice...
In January 2024 the Turkish government established an import quota for feeder cattle at 600,000 head. This number may be increased during the year as determined by the Ministry of Agriculture & Forestry and the Turkish Milk and Meat Board (ESK)...
This report provides the latest information on Turkiye’s regulatory system for establishing maximum residue limits (MRLs) for pesticides on food products and how to license plant protection products (PPPs).
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Turkiye: Exporter Guide

Turkiye is among the world’s leading economies and home to a young, mostly urban population of 85.3 million people. This dynamic has fueled the country’s rising demand for consumer-oriented agricultural products.
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Turkiye: Cotton and Products Update

Turkiye’s cotton production in marketing year (MY) 2023/24 is forecast to decrease to 695,000 metric tons (MT; 3.19 million bales), since farmers chose to plant less cotton in response to decreasing cotton prices and rising input costs.