CITRUS FRUIT IN TURKEY

Turkey benefits of very good climatic and ecological conditions which enhance the potential for the production of many fruit and vegetable varieties, and particularly the citrus fruit cultivation, representing 3,74 % of total world citrus production. 84,2 % of Turkey’s citrus fruit is produced on the Mediterranean Region where the Mediterranean Exporter Unions is settled and therefore this region owns an important place in our country regarding citrus fruits production and exportation. Citrus orchards dwell on approximately 127.342 hectares in Turkey. The main production places are Mersin, Adana and Hatay Provinces, where 81 % of Turkish lemons, 95,6 % of Turkish grapefruit, 53 % of oranges and 72,2 % of mandarins are produced, in the region of Çukurova. 

Over the last 25 years, citrus cultivation has shown important developments and is expected to increase in the next years with a good development of the infrastructure in the packinghouses, concentrated and tinned citrus plants, cold and frozen storage and terminals as well as in transportation by sea, by air and by road. 

In 2014, Turkey’s citrus production was 3.783.517 tons, which ranks Turkey as one of the top citrus producers in the Mediterranean basin. The breakdown by variety is as follows: 1.046.899 tons easy peelers; 1.779.675 tons orange; 725.230 tons lemon; 229.555 tons grapefruits. In 2015, Turkish citrus exports was 1.536.737 tons and 842 million dollar. 
 
The breakdown by varieties is as fallows: 568.259 tons easy peelers, 476.656 tons lemons, 336.215 tons oranges and 115.581 tons grapefruits were exported.

STATISTICS

January 2016-2017 - TCPG Monthly Citrus Export Report

December 2016 - TCPG Monthly Citrus Export Report

January - December 2016 - TCPG Citrus Export Report

November 2016 - TCPG Monthly Citrus Export Report

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October 2016 - TCPG Monthly Citrus Export Report

January - October 2016 - TCPG Citrus Export Report

September 2016 - TCPG Monthly Citrus Export Report

January - September 2016 - TCPG Citrus Export Report

August 2016 - TCPG Monthly Citrus Export Report

January - August 2016 - TCPG Citrus Export Report

July 2016 - TCPG Monthly Citrus Export Report

January - July 2016 - TCPG Citrus Export Report

June 2016 - TCPG Monthly Citrus Export Report

January - June 2016 - TCPG Citrus Export Report

May 2016 - TCPG Monthly Citrus Export Report

January - May 2016 - TCPG Citrus Export Report

April 2016 - TCPG Monthly Citrus Export Report

January - April 2016 - TCPG Citrus Export Report

March 2016 - TCPG Monthly Citrus Export Report

January - March 2016 - TCPG Citrus Export Report

February 2016 - TCPG Monthly Citrus Export Report

January - February 2016 - TCPG Citrus Export Report

January 2016 - TCPG Monthly Citrus Export Report

January - December 2015 - TCPG Citrus Export   Report

December 2015 - TCPG Monthly Citrus Export  Report

January - November 2015 - TCPG Citrus Export  Report

November 2015 - TCPG Monthly Citrus Export  Report

January - October 2015 - TCPG Citrus Export  Report

October 2015 - TCPG Monthly Citrus Export  Report

January - September 2015 - TCPG Citrus Export  Report

September 2015 - TCPG Monthly Citrus Export  Report

January - August 2015 - TCPG Citrus Export  Report

 August 2015 - TCPG Monthly Citrus Export  Report

January - July 2015 - TCPG Citrus Export  Report

July 2015 - TCPG Monthly Citrus Export  Report

January - June 2015 - TCPG Citrus Export  Report

June 2015 - TCPG Monthly Citrus Export  Report

January - May 2015 - TCPG Citrus Export  Report

May 2015 - TCPG Monthly Citrus Export  Report

April 2015 - TCPG Monthly Citrus Export  Reports

January - March 2015 - TCPG Citrus Export  Report

March 2015 - TCPG Monthly Citrus Export  Report

February 2015 - TCPG Monthly Citrus Export  Report

December 2014 - TCPG Monthly Citrus Export  Report

TCPG Annual Report 2014