Raw silk production reached 50.0 tonnes in 2014 in Turkey, according to Faostat. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, raw silk production in Turkey reached an all time high of 290 tonnes in 1984 and an all time low of 21.0 tonnes in 1998. When compared to Turkey's main peers, raw silk production in Bulgaria amounted to 5.00 tonnes, 5.00 tonnes in Greece and 900 tonnes in Iran in 2014.
Turkey has been ranked 16th within the group of 27 countries we follow in terms of raw silk production, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.