ISTANBUL

Turkey will close the year as the world’s largest flour exporter, said director of the International Association of Operative Millers (IAOM) Eurasia.

Turkey is expected to reach 3.3 million tons of flour exports in 2019 and 3.5 million tons in 2020, Gunhan Ulusoy, who is also the head of the Turkish Flour Industrialists Federation (TFIF), told Anadolu Agency.

While Iraq’s share in Turkey’s overall flour exports was 50% in 2018, Ulusoy said, it dropped to 40% in the first 10 months of 2019.

Despite this decline, Turkey’s flour exports are expected to reach 3.3 million tons at the end

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