Turkey dates export quantities

The volume of dates exported by Turkey in 2020 was 12,288 tonnes. In 2019 Turkey shipped 5,366 tonnes of dates. Through 2019 alone, the interest in Turkey dates (fruits category) has gone down, changing by -6.254 percent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, dates' exports grew by 33.65 percent bringing the exporter US$10.12m for the year 2019. Turkey's dates exports are classified as:

  • Fresh or dried dates (HS code 080410)


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Turkey dates export values

In 2019, Turkey sold dates valued at 10.12m USD, a drop of -7.11% from 2018's total dates export of 10.895m USD. The yearly reduction in value of Turkey dates between 2017 to 2018 was 39.554 per cent.

The yearly variation in the volume of Turkey's dates exports between 2017 and 2019 was 33.65 per cent compared to a variation of -6.254% in the period between 2018 and 2019.

Turkey's share of the world's total dates' exports in 2019 was less than 1%. Turkey holds position 78 in world exports of dates.


Export markets for Turkey dates ( in '000$ )

Turkey's leading destinations for dates are Syria, United Kingdom (UK), Australia, Germany and France.


Turkey imported 37,500 tonnes of dates in 2019.


The production of dates in Turkey was 41,570 tonnes in 2019 and is estimated to change by an average of 4.03%. The country had an estimated 2,542.00 hectares under dates cultivation.