Turkey cotton export quantities

The amount of cotton sold by Turkey in 2020 was 164,794 metric tonnes. In 2019 Turkey exported 189,801 tonnes of cotton. For the year 2019 alone, the demand for Turkey cotton (processed category) has surged, changing by 8.12 pc compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, cotton's exports grew by 29.86 percent netting Turkey US$234.99m for the year 2019. Turkey's cotton exports are categorised as:

  • Cotton waste (excluding yarn waste, thread waste and garnetted stock) (HS code 520299)
  • Cotton, neither carded nor combed (HS code 520100)
  • Garnetted stock of cotton (HS code 520291)
  • Cotton linters (HS code 140420)
  • Cotton, carded or combed (HS code 520300)
  • Cotton yarn waste, incl. thread waste (HS code 520210)


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Turkey cotton export values

In 2019, Turkey shipped cotton valued at 234.99m USD, a decrease of -7.86% from 2018's total cotton export of 255.023m USD. The yearly change in value of Turkey cotton between 2017 to 2018 was 25.07 pc.

The annual/yearly change in the volume of Turkey's cotton exports between 2017 and 2019 was 29.86 per cent in comparison to a variation of 8.12% in the period between 2018 and 2019.


Export markets for Turkey cotton ( in '000$ )

Turkey's best performing export markets for cotton are Estonia, Spain, Sweden, Slovenia and Tunisia.


Turkey purchased 950,617 tonnes of cotton in 2019.