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Türkiye leads European agricultural production, ranks ninth globally

08 July 20242 min reading

In a recent announcement, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Ibrahim Yumaklı highlighted Türkiye's exceptional agricultural performance in 2023. Türkiye's agricultural output surged to $68.5 billion last year, securing its position as Europe's top producer and ranking ninth globally, marking a notable 16% increase from the previous year.

Ibrahim Yumaklı
Minister of Agriculture and Forestry

Türkiye's agricultural sector has reaffirmed its pivotal role on the global stage, with Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Ibrahim Yumaklı announcing significant milestones for 2023. According to recent data from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Bank, Türkiye's agricultural output soared to $68.5 billion, securing its position as Europe's foremost agricultural powerhouse and ranking ninth worldwide. This achievement reflects a notable 16% increase from the previous year, underscoring the sector's robust growth and resilience amid global challenges.

Minister Yumaklı expressed gratitude to all stakeholders who contributed to this success, emphasizing the enduring impact of farmers on Türkiye's economic landscape. The announcement underscores Türkiye's strategic focus on agricultural development, highlighting ongoing efforts to enhance productivity and sustainability in farming practices. As Türkiye continues to navigate dynamic global markets, its agricultural sector remains a cornerstone of national economic strategy, driving innovation and fostering rural prosperity.

"Turkey ranked first in Europe and among the top 10 countries globally with a total agricultural output of $68.5 billion in 2023. I sincerely congratulate all sector stakeholders who contributed to this success," Minister Yumaklı stated on Twitter on the 1st of July. 

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