Turkey exports to neighboring countries in first quarter of year exceeded $ 5.9 billion

Turkey exports to neighboring Bulgaria, Armenia, Georgia, Iraq, Iran, Syria and Greece in the first quarter of the year amounted to 5 billion 948 million 129 thousand dollars.

Such data agency “Anadolu” leads with reference to the Ministry of Education of Turkey and the Assembly of Exporters of Turkey.

Turkey exports in January-March amounted to $ 63.7 billion, this is the best quarterly export indicator for the history of the republic, follows from the message.

In the first quarter of last year, Turkey exports to neighboring countries amounted to 5 billion 99 million dollars.

Thus, Turkey’s exports to Bulgaria, Armenia, Georgia, Iraq, Iran, Syria and Greece in January-March grew by 16.7 percent.

Of the neighboring countries, the first place in the list of main importers of Turkish products was taken by Iraq – 2 billion 731 million 316 thousand dollars.

Turkish products in the amount of 1 billion 27 million 792 thousand dollars were received on the Count of Bulgaria, Greece – 665 million 663 thousand dollars, Iran – 583 million 962 thousand dollars, Syria – 551 million 31 thousand dollar, and Armenia – Armenia 124 thousand dollars.

In the annual calculus, the most export grew to Iraq – by 33.9 percent.

The largest place in the export basket of Turkey, intended for neighboring countries, was occupied by the products of the sector of grain, legumes, oilseeds and derivatives.

The export of sector products to Bulgaria, Armenia, Georgia, Iraq, Iran, Syria and Greece in January-March amounted to 828 million 360 thousand dollars.

The following is the sector of “chemicals and derivatives” – in the amount of 802 million 670 thousand dollars and “furniture, paper and timber” – 497 million 473 thousand dollars.

The least of all exported products of the “Decorative Plants” sector – 7 million 556 thousand dollars and “hazelnuts and derivatives” – 14 million 16 thousand dollars.

Turkey borders on land on Iran, Greece, Iraq, Georgia, Greece, Bulgaria, Nakhchyansky Autonomous Republic (Azerbaijan) and Armenia. Since there is no data on export to Nakhchivan, the autonomous republic is not included in the statistics.

Export to neighboring countries in January-March 2023-2024 (thousands of dollars):

countries/year 2023 2024 The difference (as a percentage) Iraq 2.039.782 2.731.317 33.90 Syria 333.724 388.237 16.33 Armenia 111 124 11.99 Greece 635.384 665.664 4,77 Iran 561.591 583.962 3.98 Bulgaria 994.279 1.027.793 3.37 Georgia 534.220 551.032 3.15 Total 5.099.091 5.948.129 16.65