Turkey’s imports rose a 15.90 percent to USD 15.59 billion, mainly due to a 15.90 percent increase in purchases of manufacturing and a 38.9 percent rise in mining and quarrying. In contrast, imports decreased for agriculture, hunting and forestry (-0.5 percent) and fisheries (-42.5 percent). China was the main import partner (16.41 percent share), followed by Germany (10.52 percent), Russia (13.12 percent) and the USA (6.50 percent). Imports in Turkey averaged 4333.94 USD Million from 1957 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 23245.30 USD Million in May of 2013 and a record low of 15 USD Million in August of 1958.
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Turkey imports mainly machinery, chemicals, semi-finished goods, fuels and transport equipment. In 2015, its principal imports sources were China (12 percent of total imports); Germany (10 percent); Russia (10 percent); the US (5 percent); Italy (5 percent); France (4 percent); Also, South Korea; Iran; India; and Spain (3 percent each). This page provides the latest reported value for – Turkey Imports – plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Turkey Imports – actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases – was last updated on March of 2017.