Hazelnut exports earn Turkey $825.9 mln in half year.
Turkey, one of the leading hazelnut producers of the world, has earned 825.9 million USD from hazelnut exports in the past six months, an exporters association said on Wednesday.
Turkey shipped more than 133,898 tons of hazelnuts to almost 90 countries, Association of Black Sea Hazelnut Exporters said.
One quintal (100 kilograms) of decorticated hazelnuts was traded approximately at 630 USD from September 1, 2009 to February 28, 2010.
101,014 tons of hazelnuts exports were made to EU countries, it said.
Turkey shipped 159,680 tons of hazelnuts and earned 774.8 million USD the same period last season.