Exports from Turkey increased to $11.28 billion, mainly boosted by a 17.8 percent rise in sales of manufactured products which accounted for 93.2 percent of total sales. Among manufacturing, medium-low-technology products accounted for 25.5 percent and increased 35.87 percent; high-technology products accounted for 3.2 percent and fell 2.4 percent; while medium-high-technology products represented 32.8 percent and rose 20.86 percent. In addition shipments of agriculture, hunting and forestry went up 14.1 percent, fisheries (21.9 percent), and mining and quarrying (35.7 percent). Germany was the main export partner (9.9 percent share), followed by the United Kingdom (6 percent), and UAE (5.8 percent). Exports in Turkey averaged 2760.50 USD Million from 1957 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 14680.11 USD Million in March of 2014 and a record low of 7.10 USD Million in August of 1958.
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After becoming a member of World Trade Organization (WTO) in 1995 and joining the Customs Union with the European Union in 1996 Turkey’s exports have increased substantially especially in high-technology sectors and in the automotive industry. Turkey major exports are: vehicles (12 percent of total exports); textiles and clothing (10 percent); boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances (9 percent); iron and steel and its articles (9 percent), precious stones and metals (5 percent); mineral fuels and oils (4 percent); electrical machinery and equipment (6 percent) and plastics (4 percent). In 2015, Turkey’s main export partners were Germany (9 percent), UK (7 percent), Iraq (6 percent), Italy (5 percent), the US (4 percent), France (4 percent), Spain, UAE, Russia and Iran. This page provides the latest reported value for – Turkey Exports – plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Turkey Exports – actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases – was last updated on March of 2017.