Turkey cotton seeds export quantities

The amount of cotton seeds sold by Turkey in 2020 was 3,289 tonnes. In 2019 Turkey shipped 2,917 tonnes of cotton seeds. For the year 2019 alone, the demand for Turkey cotton seeds (oil seeds category) has decreased, with a change of -6.716 per cent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, cotton seeds' exports went up by 2.97 pc netting the nation US$7.38m for the year 2019. Turkey's cotton seeds exports are classified as:

  • Cotton seeds for sowing (HS code 120721)
  • Cotton seeds, whether or not broken (HS code 120720)
  • Cotton seeds (excluding for sowing) (HS code 120729)


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Turkey cotton seeds export values

In 2019, Turkey shipped cotton seeds costing 7.38m USD, a decrease of -7.29% from 2018's total cotton seeds export of 7.96m USD. The yearly reduction in value of Turkey cotton seeds between 2017 to 2018 was 6.803 per cent.

The annual change in the amount of Turkey's cotton seeds exports between 2017 and 2019 was 2.97 pc compared to a variation of -6.716% in the period between 2018 and 2019.

Turkey's stake of the world's total cotton seeds' exports in 2019 was 4.4 percent. The country holds position 6 in world exports of cotton seeds.


Export markets for Turkey cotton seeds ( in '000$ )

Turkey's top destinations for cotton seeds are Lebanon, Azerbaijan, Syria, Tajikistan and Spain.


Import/Export Trends

Turkey is a net exporter of cotton seeds. The annual growth of Turkey cotton seeds in value between 2015 to 2019 was 5%, per year, while annual growth in quantity for the same period was 9%, per annum.

Turkey brought in 34 tonnes of cotton seeds in 2019.


The production of cotton seeds in Turkey was 6,600,000 tonnes in 2019 and is predicted to change by an average of -14.4%. The country had an estimated 1,433,421.00 hectares under cotton seeds cultivation.