Turkey live fish export quantities

The quantity of live fish exported by Turkey in 2020 was 91 tons. In 2019 Turkey exported 82 tonnes of live fish. For 2019 alone, the market for Turkey live fish (fish category) has escalated, flactuating by 12.329 pc compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, live fish's exports increased by 34.43% earning the nation US$5.42m for the year 2019. Turkey's live fish exports are classified as:

  • Live fish (excluding ornamental fish, trout [Salmo trutta, Oncorhynchus mykiss, Oncorhynchus clarki, Oncorhynchus aguabonita, Oncorhynchus gilae, Oncorhynchus apache and Oncorhynchus chrysogaster], eels [Anguilla spp.], carp [Cyprinus carpio, Carassius carassius, Ctenopharyngodon idellus, Hypophthalmichthys spp., Cirrhinus spp., Mylopharyngodon piceus], Atlantic and Pacific bluefin tuna [Thunnus thynnus, Thunnus orientalis] and southern bluefin tuna [Thunnus maccoyii]) (HS code 030199)


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Turkey live fish export values

In 2019, Turkey shipped live fish worth 5.42m USD, a contraction of -3.95% from 2018's total live fish export of 5.643m USD. The annual reduction in value of Turkey live fish between 2017 to 2018 was 15.73 per cent.

The per year change in the quantity of Turkey's live fish exports between 2017 and 2019 was 34.43 pc compared to a variation of 12.329% in the period between 2018 and 2019.

Turkey's stake of the world's total live fish's exports in 2019 was less than 1%. Turkey holds number 28 in world exports of live fish.


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


Import/Export Trends

Turkey is a net exporter of live fish. The annual growth of Turkey live fish in value between 2015 to 2019 was 37%, per year, while annual growth in quantity through the same period was 46%, per annum.

Turkey brought in 0 tonnes of live fish in 2019.