Turkey pepper export quantities

The volume of pepper sold by Turkey in 2020 was 13,536 tons. In 2019 Turkey shipped 1,904 tonnes of pepper. In 2019 alone, the interest in Turkey pepper (herbs and spices category) has increased, flactuating by 20.812 % compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, pepper's exports increased by 27.27% netting Turkey US$11.90m for the year 2019. Turkey's pepper exports are classified as:

  • Pepper (Capsicum or Pimenta), dried, crushed or ground (HS code 0904XX)
  • Pepper of the genus Piper, neither crushed nor ground (HS code 090411)
  • Pepper of the genus Piper, crushed or ground (HS code 090412)


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Turkey pepper export values

In 2019, Turkey shipped pepper with a value of 11.90m USD, a decrease of -1.36% from 2018's total pepper export of 12.064m USD. The annual change in value of Turkey pepper between 2017 to 2018 was -3.209 pc.

The annual variation in the volume of Turkey's pepper exports between 2017 and 2019 was 27.27 pc in comparison to a variation of 20.812% in the period between 2018 and 2019.


Export markets for Turkey pepper ( in '000$ )

Turkey's best performing destinations for pepper are Croatia, United Kingdom (UK), Syria, Slovenia and Iraq.


Turkey purchased 49,984 tonnes of pepper in 2019.


The production of pepper in Turkey was 31,695,396 tonnes in 2019 and is predicted to change by an average of 2.75%. The country had approximately 1,183,536.00 hectares under pepper cultivation.