Posted by: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse

The exports of organic products registered since the start of the 2017/2018 export season till August , a growth of 51% in value with revenues of 503.7 Million Dinars (MD) and 42% in quantities, to 48,500 tons compared to the same period of the previous season 2016/2017.

Some 60 products were exported to 36 countries on five continents, according to data published on Thursday by the Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries.

The main products exported are olive oil (38,6 thousand tons worth 429.3 MD) and dates (9,4 thousand tons at 71.2 MD).

Other products were also exported with quantities reaching 0.5 thousand tons for a total of 3.2 MD.