According to the information compiled by AA correspondent from the data of the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM), Turkey’s exports increased by 30 percent last month compared to the same period of 2020 and reached 20 billion 783 million 227 thousand dollars.
Turkey’s exports to the USA in September reached a historical peak of 1 billion 251 million 955 thousand dollars, while exports to Spain reached 920 million dollars on a monthly basis.
Thus, Turkey’s exports to the USA increased by 45.6 percent in September compared to the same period of the previous year, while its exports to Spain increased by 39.3 percent.
The USA and Spain were also among the top 5 countries to which Turkey exported the most during this period. In September, the top 5 countries to which Turkey exports the most were Germany, the USA, the United Kingdom, Italy and Spain, respectively.
Turkey exported 1 billion 555 million 48 thousand dollars to Germany, 1 billion 234 million 62 thousand dollars to the United Kingdom, 953 million 62 thousand dollars to Italy.
The USA was also the country where Turkey increased its exports the most in terms of value in September. It ranked third in the increase in exports on the basis of value in Spain. The top 5 countries to which Turkey increased its exports the most in terms of value in September were the USA with 392 million 277 thousand dollars, Belgium with 267 million 200 thousand dollars, Spain with 259 million 448 thousand dollars, Germany with 206 million 657 thousand dollars, and Italy with 200 million 48 thousand dollars. took place.
The highest demand from the USA for the steel sector, and the highest demand for the ready-made clothing and apparel sector from Spain
Last month, the steel sector made the most exports to the USA. The sector made foreign sales to the USA in the amount of 203 million 850 thousand dollars last month.
After the steel industry, the automotive industry exported 115 million 783 thousand dollars to the USA, chemicals and products 108 million 358 thousand dollars, ready-made clothing and apparel 96 million 318 thousand dollars, and the carpet industry 91 million 664 thousand dollars.
In this period, the highest increase in exports to the USA on a value basis was realized in steel, jewellery, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, automotive industry, defense and aerospace industries, respectively.
Exports of the steel and automotive industries to the USA increased by 158 million 610 thousand dollars and 21 million 485 thousand dollars, respectively, in September.
The exports of the jewelry industry to the country increased by 39 million 997 thousand dollars to 84 million 934 thousand dollars, the export of ferrous and non-ferrous metals increased by 26 million 277 thousand dollars to 59 million 911 thousand dollars, the exports of the defense and aerospace industry increased by 18 million 641 thousand dollars to 80 million 687 thousand dollars. output.
On the other hand, the ready-made clothing and apparel industry made the highest export sales to Spain with 294 million 979 thousand dollars. This sector was followed by steel with 171 million 918 thousand dollars, automotive industry with 137 million 882 thousand dollars, chemicals and products with 79 million 444 thousand dollars, iron and non-ferrous metals sectors with 43 million 183 thousand dollars.
In September, the highest increase in exports to Spain on a value basis was realized by the steel, ready-made clothing and apparel, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, textile and raw materials, mining products sectors.
Exports of the steel industry to the country increased by 138 million 262 thousand dollars, ready-made clothing and apparel increased by 31 million 197 thousand dollars, and ferrous and non-ferrous metals increased by 28 million 308 thousand dollars.
In September, exports of the textile and raw materials sector to Spain increased by 12 million 475 thousand dollars to 35 million 343 thousand dollars, and the export of mining products increased by 12 million 426 thousand dollars to 32 million 366 thousand dollars.
Companies from Istanbul exported the most to the USA and Spain.
On a provincial basis, companies from Istanbul made the most foreign sales to the USA and Spain in September.
In the said period, 515 million 273 thousand dollars were exported from Istanbul to the USA and 427 million 151 thousand dollars were exported to Spain.
After Istanbul, Gaziantep exported 100 million 615 thousand dollars, Kocaeli 92 million 912 thousand dollars, Bursa 92 million 491 thousand dollars and İzmir 92 million 435 thousand dollars to the USA.
To Spain, Bursa made 122 million 898 thousand dollars, İzmir 69 million 919 thousand dollars, Hatay 63 million 558 thousand dollars and Kocaeli 59 million 448 thousand dollars.
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