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Turkey Increases Stone Fruit Production, Strengthens Position Among Top Exporters

The total cherry production forecast in Turkey in Marketing Year (MY) 2020/21 is 918,000 metric tons (MT), which is 72,000 MT more than MY 2019/20. The peach and nectarine production forecast for MY 2020/21 is 870,000 MT, 40,000 MT more than MY 2019/20. Stone fruit exports are increasing due to abundant production and strong demand from the Russian and EU markets. Turkey aims to improve its exports of fresh sweet cherries to China. Read the full report from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service, covering cherries, peaches, and nectarines, HERE.

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