Turkey sells agricultural machinery to 130 countries
Two-thirds of tractors produced in country exported to US and Italy, according to manufacturers' group
Turkey exports agricultural machinery to 130 countries, said the secretary general of Turkish Association of Agricultural Machinery and Equipment Manufacturers.
"Two-thirds of tractors produced in Turkey is exported to the U.S and Italy, prominent countries in this field," Selami Ileri told Anadolu Agency.
He added that the Balkans, Turkic countries and the North Africa are among receivers of Turkish agricultural machineries.
Ileri noted the machinery equipment exports rose 20% in August.
"We forecast to surpass $1 billion in only tractor and equipment export this year," he noted.
Ileri expressed the manufacturers' willingness to enter new markets such as Brazil and Australia.
"Customs walls in those countries are challenging for us, we endeavor to overcome this issue," he said.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.