Turkish Dried Fruit Exports
Dried fruits are among Turkey’s traditional agricultural export products. Turkey is the most important dried fruit exporter in the world. In terms of quantity nearly 25% of world dried fruit exports come from Turkey. The export figures of dried fruits both in terms of quantity and value, generally has shown an upward trend annually.
Turkey exports dried fruits to the five continents of the world and to 133 countries. Nearly 65% of the exports are directed to European Union Countries. 45% of exports were directed to 4 countries, namely UK, Germany, France and the USA in 2016. Apart from the EU countries; the USA, Australia, Canada and Brazil are the other important destinations for Turkish dried fruits.