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October 10, 2019
Turkey has removed most of the technical barriers on importation of genetic materials for animal breeding.
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.
April 3, 2018
Turkey has revised its livestock genetics import requirements for 2018 and this year has focused on simplifying the import process.
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.
April 5, 2017
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.
December 2, 2016
Turkey will start to implement a new subsidy program for agricultural products in 2017, the National Agriculture Project, which has an anticipated annual budget of nearly US$4 billion.
July 29, 2016
MinFAL plans to grant 11.6 billion TL ($3.87billion) in agricultural subsidies to producers in 2016.
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.
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.
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.
November 26, 2014
A tender for 800 head of breeding bulls (500 head of Simmental, 100 head of Charolais, 100 head of Limousin, 50 head of Brown Swiss, 50 head of Montbeliard breed) will be held on December 15, 2014.