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Manufacturing Intelligence Spotlight: TURKEY

Manufacturing Intelligence Spotlights from CanadianManufacturing.com outline key data on the top 21 global export markets.


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The biggest opportunities for Canadian companies include key growth sectors, such as: automotive production, mining, metal refining, lumber, pulp and paper production

GDP: $960.5 billion (2010 est.)

GDP growth: 8.2% (2010 est.)

GDP per capita: $12,300 (2010 est.)

Population: 78,785,548 (July 2011 est.)

Labour force: 25.64 million (2010 est.)

Products: tobacco, cotton, grain, olives, sugar beets, hazelnuts, pulse, citrus; livestock

Industry: textiles, food processing, automotive production, electronics manufacturing, mining, steel, petroleum, construction, lumber, paper

Exports: $121 billion (2010 est.)

Export Markets : apparel, foodstuffs, textiles, metal manufactures, transportation equipment

Export partners: Germany (10.1%), U.K. (6.4%), Italy (5.7%), France (5.3%), Iraq (5.3%), Russia (5.4%)

Trade activity with Canada:

Exports to Turkey: $750.9M

Imports from Turkey: $701.3M

Major imports: vegetable products ($67.7M), textiles ($114.6M), base metals ($132M), vehicles and aircraft ($80.5M)

More news on Turkey

Trade Commissioner
Mr. Osman Cakiroglu
Consulate of Canada in Istanbul / Consulat du Canada à Istanbul
Tekfen Tower Büyükdere St. No: 209 16th Floor 4 Levent Besiktas , Istanbul, 34394, Turkey
(011-90-212) 385-9700 Fax: (011-90-212) 385-9710
ankra-td@international.gc.ca

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Sources: Export Development Canada , Statistics Canada and The CIA World Factbook


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