Turks who were waiting for permission to import tomatoes into Russia received a ban on import of pepper

While Turkish exporters were waiting for the lifting of Russian restrictions on the supply of tomatoes, Turkish agricultural producers learned another unpleasant news - Russia has banned the import of Turkish peppers from Izmir and Antalya, which, as in the case of tomatoes from these regions, was caused by plant diseases (Pepino mosaic virus, tomato spotted wilting and brown wrinkling of tomato fruits).

It is reported by the Sabah newspaper.

The import of tomatoes from Turkey was suspended by the Russian side after the quota of 200 thousand tons had been exhausted. Tomato producers demanded that such restrictions be lifted, but instead a ban was received on the supply of Turkish peppers, which are second only to tomatoes in Turkey's vegetable exports.

In pursuit of a crane in the sky, we lost a titmouse in our hand

- exclaims the head of the Antalya Commodity Exchange Ali Chandir.

According to a member of the board of the Antalya Commodity Exchange, Cuneyt Dogan, this Turkish province provides about 59 percent of the supply of peppers to foreign markets, and Russian restrictive measures during a period of intensive exports are very sensitive for local agricultural producers. He also noted the absence of the prevalence of these plant diseases in Antalya, in the event of a virus, the products would be subject to laboratory tests, and their shipment would be stopped.

A complete ban is unacceptable

- notes Dogan.
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  1. Vladimir_ Voronov (Vladimir) 16 December 2020 16: 07
    Who convinced Erdogan that his tomatoes are strong and won't hurt anymore? Or maybe he caught this infection while running throughout the Middle East and the Caucasus?
    1. Igor Gul Offline Igor Gul
      Igor Gul (Igor Gul) 16 December 2020 22: 06
      What tomatoes are you talking about? )
  2. Bulanov Offline Bulanov
    Bulanov (Vladimir) 16 December 2020 16: 28
    Well, now pepper can be brought to Ukraine on drones. And Russia will buy pepper in sunny Azerbaijan ...
    1. Joker62 Offline Joker62
      Joker62 (Ivan) 16 December 2020 17: 19
      It is not a fact that Russia will buy pepper in full from Azerbaijan, if not through Turkey.
      And the Turkish economy - there will clearly be a kirdyk in full.
    2. greenchelman Online greenchelman
      greenchelman (Grigory Tarasenko) 16 December 2020 23: 39
      Before that, the Russian authorities hit the peppers on sunny Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan and Armenia ... look at the previous article on this topic, everything is in the comments there. And tomorrow in the nearest store, look at the price of pepper and rejoice.
    3. Pasha Mordov Offline Pasha Mordov
      Pasha Mordov (Pasha Mordov) 17 December 2020 17: 33
      Peppers and tomatoes will come from Belarus, because there is a harvest for these vegetables.
  3. Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 16 December 2020 18: 00
    I don't remember those in the photo. But I bought them tangerines yesterday
  4. Petr Vladimirovich (Peter) 16 December 2020 18: 44
    Personally, I really like Cherry Lukhovitsky ...
  5. zloybond Offline zloybond
    zloybond (steppenwolf) 16 December 2020 21: 41
    Let's just say: Kuban is mostly littered with stunted plastic, tomatoes are good at a great price.
  6. greenchelman Online greenchelman
    greenchelman (Grigory Tarasenko) 16 December 2020 23: 35
    Great, pepper at 300r per kilo is not the limit. Give me 500! I am for patriotism, let's enrich domestic retail.