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October 10, 2019
Turkey has removed most of the technical barriers on importation of genetic materials for animal breeding.
October 10, 2019
This biannual report, published in April and October, report includes data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade...
August 29, 2019
FAS provides summaries of the latest USDA quarterly forecasts for U.S. trade in agricultural products and a link to the joint FAS/ERS publication Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade.
September 12, 2018
Turkey’s imports of feeder cattle, slaughter cattle, breeding cattle and meat increased in 2017 and are continuing in 2018.
October 30, 2017
The Government of Turkey has just assigned the new Agriculture Minister last month, Ahmet Esref Fakibaba, who has prioritized dealing with high meat prices and reducing beef meat imports.
December 19, 2016
Despite the slowdown in the growth of the Turkish economy in general, the food retail sector is expected to grow eight percent annually. The total retail sector in Turkey reached US$214 billion...
September 5, 2016
Livestock numbers and red meat prices have been a critical issue for the current administration of the Turkish Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock (MinFAL) as they try to address...
May 3, 2016
Turkey has just started to implement the new subsidy program for young farmers in Turkey.
March 14, 2016
In January 2016, Turkey’s Ministry of Food Agriculture and Livestock added new categories to their genetic requirements which broadened the variety of genetics which can be imported to Turkey.
February 29, 2016
Turkish Meat and Milk Board (ESK) has been again granted the permission to import beef from the EU and Bosnia Herzegovina due to continuously rising prices for years.
November 19, 2015
The Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock (MinFAL) granted the Meat and Milk Board (ESK) permission to import beef from the EU due to dramatically rising prices since January 2015.
August 17, 2015
Turkish subsidies to the livestock sector have risen in recent years. This report details the specific policies, rules and subsidy amounts.
August 6, 2015
Turkey is implementing harmonized legislation according to the EU regulation No. 1069/2009/EC on animal by-products (ABPs) and its derived products not intended for human consumption...
August 6, 2015
This report includes basic trade data and detailed information on Turkey’s import specifications for live animals and animal products.
June 1, 2015
Turkey’s Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock (MinFAL) General Directorate of Agricultural Establishments (TIGEM) announced a tender for the import of 1,500 head of bulls.
March 16, 2015
Turkey’s Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock (MinFAL) announced Tuesday, March 10, 2015, a tender for the import of 3,000 head of bulls.
March 9, 2015
Turkey’s Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock published a decision on March 5, 2015, permitting the import of feeder cattle.
February 26, 2015
A tender for 800 head of EU breeding bulls (400 head of Simmental, 200 head of Charolais, 200 head of Limousin) will be held on March 24, 2015.
February 24, 2015
A communique on the requirements for receiving the control document for the importation of bovine and ovine/caprine animals was published on January 29, 2015.
February 10, 2015
An implementing procedure for the importation of feeder cattle was published on February 05, 2015.