7 sectors within the industry achieved the highest January-May exports of all time.
According to the information compiled by AA correspondent from the data of the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM), Turkiye’s exports increased by 0.2% in the 5 months of this year compared to the same period of the previous year and reached $102 billion 520 million.
In the January-April period, Turkiye’s industrial exports decreased by 4.4% to $73 billion 505 million.
Despite the decline in industrial exports due to global and national developments, the sectors stood out by breaking export records.
In the said period, the share of the industrial sector in Turkiye’s total exports was 71.7%.
Leather and leather products, automotive industry, electricity and electronics, machinery and accessories, jewelry, defense and aviation industry and air conditioning industry realized the highest January-May exports of all time.
Automotive industry exports exceeded $14 billion
In the said period, leather and leather products exported for $866 million, automotive industry $14.3 billion, electricity and electronics $6.6 billion, machinery and accessories 4.6 billion, jewelery industry with $2.6 billion, defense and aerospace industry with $2 billion and air conditioning industry with about $3 billion.
In the 5 months of the year, exports increased by 7.5% in leather and leather products, 14.8% in the automotive industry, 10.2% in electricity and electronics, 12.2% in machinery and parts, jewelery industry 21%, defense and aerospace industry 22.5%, and 8.3% in the air conditioning industry.
Exports of the automotive industry to Germany exceeded $2 billion
In terms of countries, leather and leather products were exported to the Russian Federation for $102.7 million, and machinery and accessories for $564.9 million in 5 months of the year.
The automotive industry exported $2 billion and the air conditioning industry $318.3 million to Germany.
The electrical and electronics industry exported $644.8 million to the United Kingdom, and the jewelry industry $634.5 million to the United Arab Emirates.
The highest automotive industry exports came from Kocaeli
On the basis of provinces, $539.9 million of leather and leather products, $1.5 billion of machinery and parts, $1.2 billion of air conditioning industry products, $3.3 billion 300 million of electrical and electronic appliances, $2 billion 307 million of jewelry were exported from Istanbul.
$3.7 billion of automotive industry exports were realized from Kocaeli.
Source: Trthaber / Prepared by Irem Yildiz