Turkey watermelon export quantities

The quantity of watermelon shipped by Turkey in 2020 was 1,148,880 tonnes. In 2019 Turkey sold 1,010,176 tonnes of watermelon. Across 2019 alone, the market for Turkey watermelon (fruits category) has climbed, recording a change of 9.275 per cent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, watermelon's exports went up by 171.26% earning the country US$201.78m for the year 2019. Turkey's watermelon exports are classified as:

  • Fresh watermelons (HS code 080711)


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Turkey watermelon export values

In 2019, Turkey shipped watermelon costing 201.78m USD, a drop of -24.14% from 2018's total watermelon export of 265.984m USD. The yearly reduction in value of Turkey watermelon between 2017 to 2018 was 175.871 percent.

The annual/yearly variation in the amount of Turkey's watermelon exports between 2017 and 2019 was 171.26 per cent in comparison to a variation of 9.275% in the period between 2018 and 2019.


Export markets for Turkey watermelon ( in '000$ )

Turkey's top destinations for watermelon are Germany, Romania, Bulgaria, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia.


Turkey imported 585,504 tonnes of watermelon in 2019.


The production of watermelon in Turkey was 45,180,592 tonnes in 2019 and is forecast to change by an average of -2.38%. The country had approximately 1,337,920.00 hectares under watermelon cultivation.