(MENAFN- AzerNews) The International Association of Operative Millers (IAOM)
Eurasia will gather for a conference in Istanbul next week,
Azernews reports, citing Anadolu Agency.
The association carries out 55% of the global flour trade.
Starting on Thursday, the two-day conference will host around
1,000 participants from Europe, the Baltic region, Russia, Ukraine,
Kazakhstan, Türkiye and Central Asia, according to a statement.
Experts, officials and sector representatives will discuss
pressing issues for the grain market at the conference.
Eren Gunhan Ulusoy, the head of IAOM Eurasia, said Türkiye, the
largest flour exporter of the world for the last nine years, has
ended 2022 with exports worth 3.4 million tons.
The target is to reach 3.5 million tons this year, worth $1.4
billion, he added.
Recalling that the Black Sea grain corridor agreement was
suspended on July 17, Ulusoy said it can be reactivated as a result
of Türkiye's diplomatic efforts.
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