Turkey snails export quantities

The quantity of snails shipped by Turkey in 2020 was 1,057 metric tons. In 2019 Turkey sold 1,144 tonnes of snails. For 2019 alone, the market for Turkey snails (seafood category) has gone up, changing by 5.535 pc compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, snails' exports went down by -9.42 pc netting the nation US$8.22m for the year 2019. Turkey's snails exports are classified as:

  • Snails, prepared or preserved (excluding smoked and sea snails) (HS code 160558)
  • Snails, live, fresh, chilled, frozen, salted, dried or in brine, even smoked, with or without shell (excluding sea snails) (HS code 030760)


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Turkey snails export values

In 2019, Turkey exported snails valued at 8.22m USD, an improvement of 4.02% from 2018's total snails export of 7.902m USD. The yearly increase in value of Turkey snails between 2017 to 2018 was -12.753 per cent.

The annual change in the quantity of Turkey's snails exports between 2017 and 2019 was -9.42 pc compared to a variation of 5.535% in the period between 2018 and 2019.

Turkey's share of the world's total snails' exports in 2019 was less than 1%. The country is ranked position 20 in world exports of snails.


Export markets for Turkey snails ( in '000$ )


Import/Export Trends

Turkey is a net exporter of snails. The annual growth of Turkey snails in value between 2015 to 2019 was 9%, per annum, while annual growth in quantity was -8%, per annum.

Turkey procured 29 tonnes of snails in 2019.