CİHAN OKUR – Oluzlu Agricultural Enterprise Board Chairman Celalettin Celik, speculators are trying to raise the price of onions by panic, he said.
Steel, AA correspondent, said in a statement on the price of dry onion, although the situation in the last few days up to 4 pounds said the price.
They produce an average of 20 thousand tons of onion, Turkey's tan meeting two percent of the bulbs need steel "The prices beginning of the season and higher, we would not be like this, it is opportunism, trade colleagues who turned that opportunism begins Amasya early season when Currently trying speculators to raise prices by panic. "he said.
Steel carriage across the country and the product is removed from storage, stating that steel says:
"In the store onions, onions are diseases in some regions due to illness our right, but no onions in Turkey, the price will be about 10 times." Using such expressions, the feeling that damaging both the manufacturer and the consumer. We export. Our country will export almost a thousand tons of product each day.
Steel remained stressed that at a normal price level in terms of opportunism, "just an asset and demand problem is not the problem, citizens are always hurt. You play an onion and potato shame. This is reflected in our consumers and our manufacturers both our farmers. Turkey's potatoes also onions themselves a lot of people able to feed. Available property in the hands of speculators 3-5 opportunism. There are many onions in Turkey we want no one I do not think. "he said.
"Onion exchange increased"
Amasya Chamber of Agriculture president Mehmet Head also said that compared with last year, onion harvest increased in Amasya, Turkey's main production centers of onions.
The head said that this year's yield is high, but in some regions prices have risen due to various diseases seen in onions. Head, up to 6 pounds at the beginning of the season, the price of onion has been up to 2.5 pounds, but now again, said the rise.