Pistachio exports from Turkey to 110 countries in 2021

Updated Jan 25, 2022
Pistachio exports from Turkey in 2021 increased by 76% compared to the previous year and reached 209 million 686 thousand dollars. According to the information compiled from the data of the Southeastern Anatolian Exporters' Associations (GAİB), 118 million 923 thousand dollars of pistachio exports were made in 2020. In 2021, exports exceeded the previous year's figures by 76 percent and reached 209 million 686 thousand dollars.
Last year, 20,332 tons of pistachios were exported to 110 countries, including Italy, Germany, China, Canada, Portugal, Malaysia, Malta, Taiwan, Morocco, Japan, Moldova, the United Kingdom, Cuba and Russia. Italy is one of the countries that Turkey exports the most pistachios to. Turkey sold 50 million 74 thousand dollars of pistachios to Italy last year. Germany followed Italy with 33 million 627 thousand dollars and the People's Republic of China with 12 million 839 thousand dollars. HOPE OF INCREASE IN EXPORTS GAIB Dried Fruits and Products Exporters' Association President Mehmet Çıkmaz told Anadolu Agency (AA) that pistachios are an important source of income for all the provinces of the region. Explaining that pistachio, which was only used in the domestic market in previous years, has become a serious export item in recent years, Çıkmaz said, ...
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