Morocco octopus export quantities

In 2019 Morocco exported 44,128 tonnes of octopus. Across 2019 alone, the demand for Morocco octopus (seafood category) has increased, changing by 4.25 % compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, octopus' exports decreased by -21.28% bringing Morocco US$433.43m for the year 2019. Morocco's octopus exports are categorised as:

  • Octopus "Octopus spp.", smoked, frozen, dried, salted or in brine (HS code 030759)
  • Octopus "Octopus spp.", live, fresh or chilled (HS code 030751)
  • Octopus "Octopus spp.", frozen (HS code 030752)
  • Octopus, prepared or preserved (excluding smoked) (HS code 160555)


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Morocco octopus export values

In 2019, Morocco supplied octopus costing 433.43m USD, a contraction of -27.50% from 2018's total octopus export of 597.842m USD. The yearly change in value of Morocco octopus between 2017 to 2018 was 8.953 percent.

The annual/yearly variation in the volume of Morocco's octopus exports between 2017 and 2019 was -21.28 pc in comparison to a variation of 4.25% in the period between 2018 and 2019.


Export markets for Morocco octopus ( in '000$ )


Morocco ordered 190 tonnes of octopus in 2019.