Turkey apricots export quantities

The amount of apricots sold by Turkey in 2020 was 154,371 tonnes. In 2019 Turkey sold 169,431 tonnes of apricots. In 2019 alone, the interest in Turkey apricots (fruits category) has improved, changing by 1.772 % compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, apricots' exports increased by 5.87% netting the country US$298.06m for the year 2019. Turkey's apricots exports are classified as:

  • Dried apricots (HS code 081310)
  • Apricot, peach "incl. nectarine" or plum stones and kernels (HS code 121230)
  • Fresh apricots (HS code 080910)
  • Apricots, prepared or preserved, whether or not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter or spirit (excluding preserved with sugar but not laid in syrup, jams, fruit jellies, marmalades, fruit purée and pastes, obtained by cooking) (HS code 200850)


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Turkey apricots export values

In 2019, Turkey sold apricots valued at 298.06m USD, a decrease of -1.83% from 2018's total apricots export of 303.631m USD. The annual reduction in value of Turkey apricots between 2017 to 2018 was -4.353 percent.

The yearly change in the volume of Turkey's apricots exports between 2017 and 2019 was 5.87 pc when compared to a variation of 1.772% in the growth rate between 2018 and 2019.

Turkey's stake of the world's total apricots' exports in 2019 was less than 1%. The country is ranked position 18 in world exports of apricots.


Export markets for Turkey apricots ( in '000$ )

Turkey's best performing export markets for apricots are Russia, Germany, China, Iraq and Israel.


Turkey brought in 1,118 tonnes of apricots in 2019.


The production of apricots in Turkey was 3,386,424 tonnes in 2019 and is projected to change by an average of 12.88%. The country had approximately 524,712.00 hectares under apricots cultivation.