An Investigation on Turkish Hazelnut Export Concentration

Arzu Secer, Arzu Secer
2008 Journal of Applied Sciences Research   unpublished
Turkey is the main hazelnut producer and exporter country that it provides 68.8 % of world hazelnut production and 69.0% of world hazelnut-shelled export in the world. Export has become more crucial issue due to high production quantity, low domestic consumption level and its socioeconomic importance of Black Sea Region. The main aim of the study has been to determine country concentration in hazelnut export of Turkey by using Hirschmann-Herfindahl index and concentration ratios. The results
more » ... w that country concentrations have decreased and numbers of countries have increased however main importer countries have not been differentiated in 1990-2007.