Turkey Imports – Market Watch on Turkey Import Partners & Commodities
11 February 2020
Turkey’s imports valued US$ 200.6 million in 2019, which declined as compared to the previous year. However, December recorded a jump of about 7% from a month earlier. Purchases of intermediate goods, which accounted for 75.4% of total imports, increased 17.5%. Capital goods and consumption goods also saw a rise of about 7.3% and 11.5% respectively. According to Turkey import data, the country imported mineral fuels & oils, machinery, electronics, iron & steel, pearls and precious stones and plastics the most in 2019 at 2-digit level HS Code.
From month-wise perspective, Turkey saw a rise in value of imports in January, February, March, April, May, June and July 2019. All these months recorded import value of USD 15 million or above. After registering a sharp decline in the value of imports in August; later months of year recorded a rise in value of shipments which entered into the country. Below given chart and table shows Turkey import statistics and monthly values of total import commodities.
Value USD Million
What does Turkey import? Turkey’s main import commodities at 2-digit level HS Code are mineral fuels & oils (20.52%), machinery, mechanical appliances, etc. (10.73%), electrical machinery & equipment (7.47%), iron & steel (7.32%), pearls & precious stones (6.63%), plastics (5.8%), vehicles (4.8%), organic chemicals (2.71%), pharmaceutical products (2.37%) and optical, photographic, medical equipment, etc. (2.18%).
Turkey Imports by Country
Who does Turkey trade with the most? Main Turkey import partners are Russia (11.2%), China (9.2%), Germany (8.9%), United States (5.5%), Italy (4.3%), India (3.3%), France (3.2%), South Korea (2.8%), United Kingdom (2.7%) and United Arab Emirates (2.2%). These top 10 Turkey import partners accounted for 53.3% to total imports. Look at the chart to have an assessment of Turkey’s imports from other countries.
Turkey’s import from Russia rose in year 2018 & 2019, but value of goods purchased from China declined in both the years. Here is a list of top 10 import partners of Turkey with their trade statistics.
Value USD Million (2018 Year)
Value USD Million (2019 Year)
United Arab Emirates
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All these Turkey trade statistics are based on actual shipment records collected from Turkish customs and other authentic sources. The purpose of showing this data is to provide an overview of Turkish import market to businesses around the world. If you are importer or exporter or logistics company or research agency or financial solution provider or hold any similar workplace; Turkey import data is useful for analysing country’s import activities and accomplishing company’s objectives.
A sample of Turkey imports is shown below to clearly know which columns are covered in data.
Man Türkiye Anonim Sirketi
Country Of Origin
Bodywork Part Of Metal Hardware
Customs Value Try
Mode Of Transport
Turkey is a country in the Middle-East, which means some parts of the country are located in Asian continent and others are in the Europe. It ranks 25 in global imports. From complete data and shipment records, always be updated on Turkey’s import activities.