BURSA, Turkey 

Turkey exported tomato paste to 99 countries during the first eight months of this year, according to an exporter association’s data.

The country’s tomato paste exports increased by 4.37% in the eight-month period year-on-year, according to an Anadolu Agency report compiled from data by the Uludag Exporters’ Association.

The exports totaled $93.4 million.

Iraq was the main destination for these exports with 63.35%, followed by Germany.

Turkey is among the top 10 countries in terms of agricultural income globally.

In the first eight months of 2020, Turkey’s overall exports amounted to $102.5 billion.

* Writing and contributions by Gokhan Ergocun from Istanbul

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