Greece: Cotton and Products Annual

Commodities

Greece is the EU’s main cotton grower, accounting for more than 80 percent of total European production. In MY 2018/19, cotton production is estimated at 1.41 million bales, up 16.2 percent from the previous season due to favorable weather conditions during harvest and good yields, which are expected to be higher than last year in the major cotton growing districts of Thessaly and Macedonia. Greece is a major cotton exporter. Turkey was the main destination in MY 2017/18, accounting for approximately 45 percent of all exports.

Greece: Cotton and Products Annual