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Agriculture

Agriculture Sector is the key sector of TRC1 Region in terms of inputs provide for employment opportunities, trade and other sectors.

 

According to 2009 data of Turkish Exporters Assembly, export value of agricultural products of TRC1 Region is 952 Million $ (herbal products, animal products and forestry products). %99,2 of this value (945 Million $) is produced by Gaziantep. Other 5 million $ belongs to Adıyaman and Kilis. According to annual data received from Turkish Exporters Association, export of agricultural products has a significant place in sectoral export performances of provinces. Among the herbal products exported, cereals, pulses and oil seeds and by products rank first.

 

 Important Food Production Facilities

Land Class

Area(Ha)

Ratio of Provincial Land

Area of the Province

622.295

100

Agricultural Land

370.736

54

Pastures and Grazing Land

48.041

7

Forest

183.861

27

Non Agricultural Land

79.409

12

Source: Turkish Institute of Statistics, 2012

 

Agricultural Production in Gaziantep

Crop

Plantation (Ha)

Yield (Kg/Ha)

Production (Ton)

Wheat

109.000

5.000

547.500

Pistachios

99.500

759

75.520

Olives

49.500

2.570

127.215

Cotton

13.100

4.500

58.950

Barley

47.000

3.000

141.000

Grapes

22.000

5.000

110.000

Red Lentils

10.500

1.500

15.750

Corn

7.000

11.000

77.000

Red Peppers (Dried)

4.000

3.560

14.240

Chickpeas

13.500

1.500

20.250

Source: Gaziantep Chamber of Commerce, Figures for Gaziantep (2012)

 

. Important Food Production Facilities

Production Field

Number

Flour Mills

39

Macaroni and Biscuit Factories

10

Lentil Factories

25

Bulgur Factories

42

Vegetable Oil Factories

45

Sugar Products

72

Pickle and Paste

13

Non-Alcoholic Drinks

20

Spices

42

Source: Gaziantep Chamber of Commerce, Figures for Gaziantep (2012)

 

Animal Stock

Animal Type

Number

Bovine Animals

135.057

Sheep and Goats

462.704

Poultry

1.321.254

Apiculture (Number of Hives)

17.426

Equidae

4.697

Source: Turkish Institute of Statistics, 2012