Agro Exports, Main Commodities that Albania Sells Internationally Defined

Agro Exports, Main Commodities that Albania Sells Internationally Defined

TIRANA, December 12

The National Agriculture Conference that was launched in Tirana on Monday besides the presentation of the national policies on this important sector and grant schemes for farmers, focused on agro exports. A list of the most important export commodities was unveiled. Based on the hitherto data for the export sectors and on the future employment opportunities the following list, which is divided into four categories, was drafted. Prime Minister Edi Rama said that the government will provide financial support for all top export agricultural products.

Export products of revealed comparative advantage
Vegetables
Fruits, nuts, melons, and watermelons
Medicinal and aromatic plants
Fish products

Increased international demand for
Tomatoes
Cucumbers
Chestnuts
Citrus fruits, tangerines
Aromatic plants
Fish and fish byproducts

Import substitution products that can be exported

Apples
Olives and olive oil

Commodities that are produced upon request for export
Strawberries
Raspberries

Potential export commodities that need to be tested

Cultivated chestnuts
Blueberry
Pomegranate
Kiwi that is cultivated in Malesi e Madhe area

News Source: bujqesia.gov.al, Scan TV


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