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Manufacturing Intelligence Spotlight: TURKEY

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

October 30, 2012  by Staff

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

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

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