The Russo-Ukrainian War fueled the energy crisis that affected Europe and pushed the actors in The sector representative said on Friday that both the Russian and European agricultural sectors are turning their attention to Turkish greenhouse producers to maintain supply chains.
Khalil Kozan, President of The Commission of The Greenhouse Construction Equipment and Equipment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (SERKONDER) stated that Turkey’s geopolitical position provides an advantage for sector.
Kozan said: “This crisis will encourage countries for investment in modern greenhouse cultivation of solve onOn-site production and supply chain problems’, adding that greenhouse cultivation is taking place out on a area of 500,000 hectares around world The Türkiye has the ability and ability To respond quickly to greenhouse projects that Russia and others will do need.
Our country ranks fifth in greenhouse cultivation in The world And the second in Europe. Russia wants to increase its investment in global warming. The Russians have started demand their products and services from various European countries Such as Holland and Spain, and among the Turkish producing companies with advanced technology and provide satisfactory solutions in terms of software automation.”
Recall that greenhouse cultivation one of Fastest growing sectors in Al-Turki, Kozan said: “Until the 2000s, greenhouses were modern in Our country was completely installed by foreign companies, and today this can be done 100% locally. our industry in position for compete with else countries in terms of software, automation and engineering. “
greenhouse production area in Turkey has an area of about 850 thousand acres, and according to Kozan, these numbers are should increase even more.
“Modern greenhouses like Factory. Thanks to these greenhouses, agricultural producers can spread production for 12 months of The year and significantly increase the return.
Kozan said that the member companies of the association can produce and supply all kinds of items need for Greenhouse ready to use project.
“Considering the developments in The global Markets, approximately 75% of Our companies sales to foreign markets. we successfully Representing the greenhouse industry in our country in Many markets such as Central Asia, Russia, Arab countries, Africa and the Middle East. We see Mexico and the Americas as target markets in short and medium termaims to increase trade the sound with Russia and the Middle East in the long term. “
He also indicated that they held important meetings and established export contacts with international Companies in the Growtech exhibition, which they have been following closely for Kuzan said special Importance is given to eventwho will hold in Turkey this year.
“I think this year will be the Growtech Fair place Where projects will be implemented. In this organization, SERKONDER member companies will represent our country in global He said “.
Growtech, the world’s largest greenhouse exhibition, opens its doors to exhibitors and visitors for Twenty-first time on From 23 to 26 November at Antalya Exhibition Center in Turkish Mediterranean Province.
according to information Presented by the exhibition director Engine R, 600 models from more from 30 countries And the over 60,000 visitors from more from 120 countries expected inside framework of The event.
“We are very happy to contribute to Turkish agricultural exports with our showroom. the number of countries Participation and visiting the exhibition are gradually increasing. there will be new participants from European countries, especially Holland, France, Germany and Italy. Jordan, India, Sri Lanka, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Kazakhstan and the United States are also among the important countries and new participants of this is year’Note eh as well.