According to the figures of 2019 announced by the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM), the industrial export in Turkey is at the top place amongst the main sectors in export with 138 billion dollars. With this figure, the share of the industrial sector in total exports is 76%.
We can see the figures based on subgroups of the industrial sector, the figures of 2019 and the exchange ratio compared to the previous year, and its share in total exports at the table below in detail.
As we can see at the table, the Automotive Industry ranks in the first place in the Industrial Sector products with the export of 30 billion dollars in 2019. The export share of the Automotive Industry in total exports was 22% in 2019. When analyzed by cities, Bursa is at the top place with the export of 8,3 billion dollars. Following Bursa, Kocaeli is in the second place, having an export of 6.8 billion dollars in the Automotive Industry, in 2019. Istanbul, on the other hand, ranks in third place with the export of 6.4 billion dollars. When analyzed the data announced by the Turkish Exporters Assembly, we see that 5 cities have made export in the Automotive Industry valued over 1 billion dollars in 2019. Those cities are; Bursa, Kocaeli, Istanbul, Sakarya, and Ankara. In the Automotive sector, the country to which Turkey exports the most is Germany with an export figure of 4,3 billion dollars. France ranks in second place with 3.4 billion dollars. Other countries to which Turkey's export value reached over 1 billion dollars in the Automotive Industry are; Italy, the United Kingdom, Spain, Slovenia, Netherlands, Belgium, Poland and the United States of America.
In the industrial export in 2019, Chemical Substances and Products had the biggest increment by volume, compared to the previous year. While the export value of Chemical Substances and Products was 17,3 billion dollars in 2018, it rose to 20,5 billion dollars and had a share of 14% in total exports in 2019.
When analyzed the data by ratio, Defence and Aviation Industry had the biggest exchange ratio with 34,6%, compared to the previous year. The total export value of the Defence and Aviation Industry reached to 2,7 billion dollars in 2019. In November which was the most exported month in the Defense and Aviation Industry sector, there was an export of 360 million 284 thousand dollars. In the Defense and Aviation Industry sector, Ankara had the biggest export with 1.3 billion dollars.