Avocado production in Turkey has tripled over the past five years, going up to 18,000 tons. Over the same period, export the fruits increased 17 times. The volume of production of avocado increased by 40.5% in 2020 compared to the previous year, amounting to 5,917 tons. Over the past five years, the volume of avocado production in Turkey has tripled, from 1,950 tons in 2016.
In 2020, Turkey exported avocados to 34 countries around the world and the Russian Federation became the leading importer of Turkish avocado last year for a total of $308.100. The rest of the Top-3 importers is made up of Ukraine at $307,500 and Bulgaria with $135,700.
According to east-fruit.com, over the past five years, avocado imports to Turkey amounted to $7.35 million, of which $2.71 million were in 2020.