Turkiye: Turkiye Restricted Poultry Meat Exports

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   TU2024-0022
According to a decision by the Ministry of Commerce, chicken meat exports, including whole chicken and its cuts, are limited to a maximum of 10,000 metric tons (MT) per month from May 1-December 31, 2024, and 80,000 MT in total by the end of the year. Türkiye produces 2.4 million metric tons (MMT) of chicken meat annually, and exports one-third of that. Export restrictions were imposed due to increasing prices in the domestic market. May inflation in Türkiye was 3.37 percent and annual inflation was 75.45 percent, the highest in the last 18 months. The rising star of inflation is poultry meat, with an increase of 107 percent within one year.

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