Production in the Turkish automotive sector in the first half of the year increased by 23 percent over the same period last year to 639,661 units. Car production in the reporting period increased by 15 percent – up to 416,021 units.
This is evidenced by the data of the Association of the Automotive Industry of Turkey.
Including tractors, 669,409 vehicles were produced.
In January-June, the production of commercial vehicles increased on an annualized basis by 43 percent – to 223,640 units.
During this period, the export of automotive products from Turkey increased by 15 percent compared to the same period last year – up to 461,528 units. In particular, the export of cars increased by 6 percent – up to 297,127 units, and the export of tractors – by 86 percent – up to 11,387 units.
According to the Turkish Exporters Union (TİM), the automotive industry accounted for 13.7 percent of the country’s export basket.
In dollar terms, the total export of Turkish products of the automotive industry in January-June increased by 34 percent, in euro terms – by 23 percent.
The export of automotive products from Turkey in the specified period in monetary terms amounted to $ 14.7 billion, in particular, the export of cars increased by 14 percent to $ 4.8 billion. In the meantime, there is no need to worry about it. ”
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