Turkey flat fish export quantities

The quantity of flat fish exported by Turkey in 2020 was 1 tons. In 2019 Turkey exported 2 tonnes of flat fish. Across 2019 alone, the market for Turkey flat fish (fish category) has shrunk, recording a change of -88.889 % compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, flat fish's exports decreased by -92 pc netting Turkey US$0.01m for the year 2019. Turkey's flat fish exports are categorised as:

  • Fresh or chilled flat fish "Pleuronectidae, Bothidae, Cynoglossidae, Soleidae, Scophthalmidae and Catharidae" (excluding halibut "Reinhardtius hippoglossoides, Hippoglossus hippoglossus and Hippoglossus stenolepis", plaice "Pleuronectes platessa", sole "Solea spp." and turbot "Psetta maxima") (HS code 030229)
  • Frozen flat fish "Pleuronectidae, Bothidae, Cynoglossidae, Soleidae, Scophthalmidae and Citharidae" (excluding halibut, plaice, sole and turbot) (HS code 030339)


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Turkey flat fish export values

In 2019, Turkey exported flat fish with a value of 0.01m USD, a reduction of -89.58% from 2018's total flat fish export of 0.096m USD. The yearly change in value of Turkey flat fish between 2017 to 2018 was 2.128 percent.

The per year variation in the amount of Turkey's flat fish exports between 2017 and 2019 was -92 percent compared to a variation of -88.889% in the period between 2018 and 2019.

Turkey's portion of the world's total flat fish's exports in 2019 was less than 1%. The country is ranked position 38 in world exports of flat fish.


Export markets for Turkey flat fish ( in '000$ )


Import/Export Trends

Turkey is a net exporter of flat fish. The annual growth of Turkey flat fish in value between 2015 to 2019 was 8%, per year, while annual growth in quantity for the same period was 13%, per annum.

Turkey brought in 0 tonnes of flat fish in 2019.