Turkey octopus export quantities

The volume of octopus sold by Turkey in 2020 was 682 tons. In 2019 Turkey sold 290 tonnes of octopus. For 2019 alone, the interest in Turkey octopus (seafood category) has reduced, flactuating by -13.69 % compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, octopus' exports grew by 81.25% netting Turkey US$0.85m for the year 2019. Turkey's octopus exports are categorised as:

  • Octopus "Octopus spp.", live, fresh or chilled (HS code 030751)
  • Octopus "Octopus spp.", smoked, frozen, dried, salted or in brine (HS code 030759)
  • Octopus, prepared or preserved (excluding smoked) (HS code 160555)
  • Octopus "Octopus spp.", frozen (HS code 030752)


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Turkey octopus export values

In 2019, Turkey exported octopus with a value of 0.85m USD, a drop of -57.31% from 2018's total octopus export of 1.991m USD. The yearly change in value of Turkey octopus between 2017 to 2018 was 263.985%.

The annual/yearly change in the quantity of Turkey's octopus exports between 2017 and 2019 was 81.25 pc when compared to a variation of -13.69% in the growth rate between 2018 and 2019.


Export markets for Turkey octopus ( in '000$ )


Turkey imported 745 tonnes of octopus in 2019.