Turkey earned $204 million from exports of ice cream to 68 countries and 4 Free Trade Zones over the past five and half years.
The Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK) reported that nearly 88.400 tons of ice cream were exported in the aforementioned time period, with Iraq, Kosovo, Albania, Northern Cyprus, the United Arab Emirates and Azerbaijan topping the list.
Turkey, being the world’s 15th top ice cream and iced food product exporter, sold ice cream worth $5 million to Azerbaijan.
Some $36.3 million were earned from ice cream exports in 2012, $38.3 million in 2013, $35.3 million in 2014, $36.4 million in 2015, $34.8 million in 2016 and $22.4 million in the first half of this year.
The export value of ice cream sold abroad was calculated as $2.3 per kilogram.
The trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Turkey amounted to $1.2 billion in the first half of 2017, up 1.73-fold YoY, according to the State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan.
The contractual base of bilateral Turkish-Azerbaijani trade and economic relations includes more than 40 documents aimed at expanding economic cooperation between states. (AzerNews/Business World Magazine)