Budget negotiations for 2021
Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli, "The daily wasted bread amount is 4.9 million pieces. 50 percent of the vegetables and fruits produced are lost. In the service sector, 4.2 tons of food and 2 thousand liters of beverage are wasted per business per year. 18.8 million tons of food goes to waste every year. This means the amount of garbage carried by approximately 625 thousand garbage trucks per year.
Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Pakdemirli attended the budget negotiations of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and affiliated organizations at the TBMM Plan and Budget Commission and made a presentation to the deputies. Stating that an average of 2.8 percent growth has been experienced in 14 of the last 17 years, Pakdemirli said, "With the rapid decision-making mechanism provided by the Presidential Government System, 2 years grew by 2.1 percent and 2019 by 3.7 percent. It grew by an average of 3.5 percent in the first six months with 2.6 percent in the first quarter of 2020 and 4 percent in the second quarter. While our agricultural output was 37 billion lira in 2002, we increased it 5 times to 189 billion in 2017, to 217 billion by 15 percent in 2018, and to 277.5 billion lira in 2019 by increasing 28 percent. In other words, we have increased our revenue by 47 percent in total in the last two years. We provided a strong support to the national economy by contributing 5.8 percent of the gross national product (GDP) in 2018, 6.4 percent in 2019, 2.8 percent in the first quarter of 2020 and 5.2 percent in the second quarter. '' used expressions.
"" We are the leader in Europe and among the top ten in the world, with agricultural GDP of $ 44 billion in 2018 and $ 48.5 billion in 2019. In the first half of 2020, agricultural GDP increased by 13.4 percent compared to the same period of the previous year and was realized as 84.4 billion liras. Our country is a net exporter country in agriculture. In 2019, we exported 1,827 kinds of agricultural products to 193 countries. Our foreign trade surplus of 5.3 billion dollars with agricultural exports of 18 billion dollars is the proof of this. While we have exported 49 billion dollars in the last 2.5 years, our foreign trade surplus has been 14 billion dollars. In the first 9 months of 2020, despite the pandemic, we exported 13.3 billion dollars of agricultural and food products, and we gave a foreign trade surplus of 3.6 billion dollars. Thus, our agricultural foreign trade has increased 5 times in the last 18 years. "
Noting that they broke the record in the history of the Republic in the export of animal products, Pakdemirli said, "Our livestock, animal product and aquaculture exports increased 9.5 times. Our aquaculture exports have also increased by 645 percent in the last 18 years. In the last two years, our exports in this area have increased from 157 thousand tons to 200 thousand tons with an increase of 28 percent, and in value from 855 million dollars to 1 billion dollars with an increase of 20 percent. With the afforestation and rehabilitation works we have carried out, our country has risen from the 47th place in the world to the 26th place in terms of forest existence, as determined by FRA (Forest Resources Assessment). Our forest products export reached 826 million dollars with an 8-fold increase, with an export surplus of 479 million dollars for the first time in the history of the Republic. 2019 y�% B