Turkey chickpeas export quantities

The volume of chickpeas exported by Turkey in 2020 was 241,270 metric tonnes. In 2019 Turkey sold 127,429 tonnes of chickpeas. Through 2019 alone, the demand for Turkey chickpeas (pulses/legumes category) has surged, flactuating by 8.531 per cent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, chickpeas' exports grew by 447.21% bringing the nation US$76.19m for the year 2019. Turkey's chickpeas exports are classified as:

  • Dried, shelled chickpeas "garbanzos", whether or not skinned or split (HS code 071320)


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Turkey chickpeas export values

In 2019, Turkey exported chickpeas costing 76.19m USD, a contraction of -25.81% from 2018's total chickpeas export of 102.693m USD. The yearly reduction in value of Turkey chickpeas between 2017 to 2018 was 192.698 per cent.

The annual variation in the amount of Turkey's chickpeas exports between 2017 and 2019 was 447.21 pc in comparison to a variation of 8.531% in the period between 2018 and 2019.

Turkey's portion of the world's total chickpeas' exports in 2019 was less than 1%. Turkey is ranked position 41 in world exports of chickpeas.


Export markets for Turkey chickpeas ( in '000$ )

Turkey's top destinations for chickpeas are Iraq, Pakistan, Syria, Algeria and Iran.


Import/Export Trends

Turkey is a net exporter of chickpeas. The annual growth of Turkey chickpeas in value between 2015 to 2019 was 5%, per year, while annual growth in quantity during the same period was 49%, per annum.

Turkey ordered 13,236 tonnes of chickpeas in 2019.


The production of chickpeas in Turkey was 630,000 tonnes in 2019 and is forecast to change by an average of 0%. The country had an estimated 517,785.00 hectares under chickpeas cultivation.