Turkey starts auction for livestock import

Three companies offered bids in an auction held by Turkey's Meat & Fish Corporation on Tuesday for livestock import to Turkey.

Turkey starts auction for livestock import

Three companies offered bids in an auction held by Turkey's Meat & Fish Corporation on Tuesday for livestock import to Turkey.

The auction for procurement of 4,025 tons of livestock will be held with bargaining method.

All three companies --Hacilar Helal Et, Dituria Sro, Sc. Agro Hilal Srl-- belong to Turkish businessmen living abroad.

4,025 tons of livestock means nearly 8,500 animals.

Livestock from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Hungary will be imported with the auction.

On April 30, a Turkish Council of Ministers' decree on livestock and meat imports was published in the Official Gazette.

According to the decree, there will be 10 percent customs tax on livestock imports and 25 percent of customs duty on beef meat imports. 16,000 tons of livestock and 7,500 tons of beef meat would be imported and it will be valid till December 31, 2010.

Turkey lifted restrictions on the import of livestock, meat and fish to help curb price increases.


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