Criteria met: High volume
Principal trade term to the EU: live
Percentage of global trade to the EU: 74%
Principal source: wild
Top EU importer: Netherlands
Top Trading Partner: Turkey
CITES Appendix: II
IUCN Status: -
EU imports in 2010 comprised 3,560,590 live, wild-sourced plants imported directly from Turkey for commercial purposes. Imports of live, wild-sourced plants increased by 22% between 2009 and 2010, following a notable decline the previous year.
The SRG formed a positive opinion for Turkey on 26/05/2008, which was confirmed on 16/02/2010.