In the January-October period, $1 billion 836 million 259 thousand of tractor exports were made in Turkiye.
Turkiye reached the highest export figure in this field by exporting $1 billion 836 million 259 thousand of tractors in the January-October period.
According to the AA correspondent’s compilation of Automotive Industry Exporters’ Association (OIB) data, Turkiye’s automotive industry made exports of $28 billion 664 million 621 thousand in the January-October period.
Tow truck exports, one of the sub-groups of the automotive industry, increased by 36.72% in 10 months compared to the same period of the previous year, reaching $1 billion 836 million 259 thousand from $1 billion 343 million 107 thousand.
The export of tractors in the January-October period exceeded $1 billion 761 million in 2022, when the highest export was made, and was recorded as the highest figure in the history of the Republic.
107% increase in exports to France, which ranks first
In the January-September period, tractor units were exported to 60 countries.
There was a 107% increase in sales to France, which ranks first in tractor trailer exports, in the January-October period compared to the same period last year. Exports to France, which reached $148 million 432 thousand in the January-October period last year, were recorded as $307 million 703 thousand in the same months this year.
There was a 25.7% increase in exports to Germany, which ranks second in tractor trailer exports, compared to the January-October period of last year. Exports to Germany increased from $225 million 19 thousand to $282 million 942 thousand.
Exports of $212 million 836 thousand were made to Poland, which ranks third in exports, in the January-October period of this year, with an increase of 23.6% compared to the same months of the previous year.
In the January-October period, tractor trailer exports to Spain, which ranks fourth, reached $174 million 929 thousand from $130 million 880 thousand, with an increase of 33.6%.
$169 million worth of tractor exports to Belgium
There was a 128.3% increase in foreign sales to Belgium, which ranks 5th among the countries with the most exports.
It was recorded that $169 million 394 thousand of exports were made to Belgium, where exports of $74 million 191 thousand were made in the January-October period last year, in the same months of this year.
In January-October 2023, compared to the same period last year, Italy ranked 6th in tractor exports with a 40.25% increase and $163 million 659 thousand, the United Kingdom ranked 7th with a 21% decrease and $77 million 364 thousand, Slovenia ranked 8th with a 57.3% increase and $65 million 695 thousand, the Netherlands ranked 9th with a 36.8% increase and $56 million 416 thousand, and Portugal ranked 10th with a 36% increase and $50 million 318 thousand.
Source: AA / Prepared by Irem Yildiz