Turkey poppy seeds export quantities

The quantity of poppy seeds exported by Turkey in 2020 was 5,035 tonnes. In 2019 Turkey exported 25,194 tonnes of poppy seeds. In 2019 alone, the demand for Turkey poppy seeds (oil seeds category) has shrunk, with a change of -3.589 per cent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, poppy seeds' exports went up by 567.74 percent bringing Turkey US$90.48m for the year 2019. Turkey's poppy seeds exports are classified as:

  • Poppy seeds, whether or not broken (HS code 120791)


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Turkey poppy seeds export values

In 2019, Turkey exported poppy seeds worth 90.48m USD, a growth of 17.75% from 2018's total poppy seeds export of 76.844m USD. The yearly increase in value of Turkey poppy seeds between 2017 to 2018 was 598.836 percent.

The annual/yearly variation in the volume of Turkey's poppy seeds exports between 2017 and 2019 was 567.74 per cent in comparison to a variation of -3.589% in the period between 2018 and 2019.

Turkey's portion of the world's total poppy seeds' exports in 2019 was less than 1%. Turkey holds number 42 in world exports of poppy seeds.


Export markets for Turkey poppy seeds ( in '000$ )

Turkey's best performing export markets for poppy seeds are India, Russia, Germany, the Netherlands and Israel.


Import/Export Trends

Turkey is a net importer of poppy seeds. The annual growth of Turkey poppy seeds in value between 2015 to 2019 was -36%, per annum, while annual growth in quantity during the same period was -29%, per annum.

Turkey imported 30 tonnes of poppy seeds in 2019.


The production of poppy seeds in Turkey was 27,288 tonnes in 2019 and is estimated to change by an average of 1.1%. The country had approximately 54,877.00 hectares under poppy seeds cultivation.