Turkey Runs the Show in the Global Dried Apricot Exports

Pome Fruits And Stone Fruits September 15, 2015

Occupying X% of the global trade, Turkey has complete control of the dried apricot market. In 2014, Turkey exported X thousand tonnes of dried apricot totaling X million USD, X% over the previous year. Its primary trading partner was the U.S., where it supplied X% of its total dried apricot exports in value terms, accounting for over X% of the U.S. total imports.

Overall, the global dried apricot trade reached X million USD, with a CAGR of X% from 2007 to 2014. In physical terms, it declined, falling from X thousand tonnes in 2007 to X thousand tonnes in 2014.

In 2014, the U.S. (X%), Germany (X%), France (X%), the United Kingdom (X%) and Brazil (X%) were the leading destinations of dried apricot imports, together making up X% of global imports. The share of Kazakhstan increased (+X percentage points), while the share of the Russian Federation illustrated negative dynamics (-X percentage points).

Germany and the U.S. were among the other main global suppliers of dried apricots in 2014, but with a relatively puny combined share of X% of global exports. The fastest growing exporters from 2007 to 2014 were China (+X% per year) and Spain (+X% per year). Even with this potentially stiffening competition, Turkey was still able to strengthen its position in the global export structure, from X% in 2007 to X% in 2014.

Source: World: Apricot (Dry) - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To X