High value-added production move in agriculture!

High value-added production move in agriculture!
07 May 2019

In the first three months of 2019, exports of oils from medicinal and aromatic plants increased by 11% to exceed $ 44 million. At the end of the year, renting of treasury lands for medicinal and aromatic plant cultivation gave rise to a new record.


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ISTANBUL (TR) - Turkey Statistical Institute (TUIK) I xpann.co viewing B2B trade platform for the data, compared to the same period last year of volatile oil exports in the first quarter of 2019 increased by 11% announced that 44 million Us dollars. Essential oils obtained by the processing of aromatic plants such as mint, lavender, rose, chamomile and rosemary; used in many sectors ranging from medicine to perfume, cosmetics to paint. Fetching up to 12 thousand dollars per liter of essential oil production, largely in Turkey Isparta, Burdur and Antalya is taking place. With the regulation put into effect by the Treasury and the Ministry of Finance, the treasury lands are rented for one-thousandth of the fair price for medicinal and aromatic plant cultivation. The aim of the project is to increase agricultural production with high added value.

The year-end export target is $ 180 million.

Since 2010, the export of essential oils derived from medicinal and aromatic plants has been seen a large increase founder Bayram Filikci XPANN.com, Kur $ 41 million in 2010, the total exports of essential oils, the figure was exceeded in the first quarter of 2019 only. We expect the export of 180 million dollars at the end of the year with state aids and incentives and a new record will be achieved Devlet. Filikci stated that agricultural production will develop with high value added products. Ub Plants in the medicinal and aromatic plant group increase their value when they are processed. In addition, water and pulp produced during the oil extraction process are evaluated in different sectors such as spices and feed. Ayrıca

Great interest from Europe for domestic products

In the first quarter of 2019, 38% of the exports of essential oils were made to European countries. Stating that 17 million dollars of exports was realized especially for the developed countries, pharmaceutical and cosmetics industry, Bayram Filikci said, gerçek Cosmetic giant France for essential oils and Germany which is one of the important pharmaceutical manufacturers of the world show great interest. In addition, the demand of Russia, Italy and the UK is increasing day by day. As XPANN.com, we provide the necessary infrastructure for the export of our products and aim to contribute to the economy of our country while our producers are turning to e-export. XP

"Turkey may be the center of production of medicinal and aromatic plants"

In the first three months of 2019, Iran took the first place in the export of essential oils with US $ 5.6 million, while Germany was the second with 4.4 million dollars and Russia was the third with 4.1 million dollars. The United Arab Emirates (UAE), which is one of the important countries in the export of essential oil, ranked fourth with $ 3.7 million and Germany ranked fifth with 3.5 million dollars. There is a great potential in Turkey's volatile oil production until Filikc of the Day, "Turkey is one of the most fertile regions in the world for the production of medicinal and aromatic plants, the raw material of essential oils. The continuation of government support to farmers as land leases and the increase in production was achieved by the introduction of training, this could be the potential production of medicinal and aromatic plants in central Turkey, "he said.

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