Turkey taro (arrowroot) export quantities

The quantity of taro (arrowroot) exported by Turkey in 2020 was 26 tons. In 2019 Turkey sold 31 tonnes of taro (arrowroot). For 2019 alone, the market for Turkey taro (arrowroot) (tubers category) has climbed, changing by 14.815 pc compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, taro (arrowroot)'s exports grew by 14.81 pc netting the nation US$0.01m for the year 2019. Turkey's taro (arrowroot) exports are categorised as:

  • Taro "Colocasia spp.", fresh, chilled, frozen or dried, whether or not sliced or in the form of pellets (HS code 071440)
  • Arrowroot, salep, Jerusalem artichokes and similar roots and tubers with high starch or inulin content, fresh, chilled, frozen or dried, whether or not sliced or in the form of pellets, and sago pith (excluding manioc "cassava", sweet potatoes, yams, taro and yautia) (HS code 071490)


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Turkey taro (arrowroot) export values

In 2019, Turkey supplied taro (arrowroot) valued at 0.01m USD, a growth of 42.86% from 2018's total taro (arrowroot) export of 0.007m USD. The annual change in value of Turkey taro (arrowroot) between 2017 to 2018 was -22.222%.

The annual/yearly variation in the quantity of Turkey's taro (arrowroot) exports between 2017 and 2019 was 14.81 per cent when compared to a variation of 14.815% in the growth rate between 2018 and 2019.

Turkey's share of the world's total taro (arrowroot)'s exports in 2019 was less than 1%. Turkey is ranked position 87 in world exports of taro (arrowroot).


Export markets for Turkey taro (arrowroot) ( in '000$ )


Import/Export Trends

Turkey is a net exporter of taro (arrowroot). The annual growth of Turkey taro (arrowroot) in value between 2015 to 2019 was -43%, per year, while annual growth in quantity through the same period was %, per annum.

Turkey ordered 2 tonnes of taro (arrowroot) in 2019.


The production of taro (arrowroot) in Turkey was 1,806 tonnes in 2019 and is projected to change by an average of -12.24%. The country had an estimated 104.00 hectares under taro (arrowroot) cultivation.