Turkey’s Defense And Aviation Industry Major Export to USA
While defense and aviation industry products exported from Turkey’s in the first 4 months of the year. Approximately 1 billion dollars, the USA took the first place in sales with 386.1 million dollars. Exports worth $ 117.3 million to Azerbaijan and $ 90.3 million to the United Arab Emirates.
According to the information compiled from the Ministry of Commerce and the Turkey’s Exporters Assembly data.
The country’s April exports increased by 109 percent compared to the same period last year, reaching $ 18.8 billion. This was recorded as the highest April export figure of all time. In the January-April period, Turkey’s exports amounted to 68.8 billion dollars. During the said period, Turkey’s defense and aviation industry product exports increased regularly over months. In the sector, exports of 166 million 997 thousand dollars in January, 233 million 225 thousand dollars in February. Furthermore, 246 million 973 thousand dollars in March and 302 million 549 thousand dollars in April made. Moreover, exports of defense and aviation industry products increased by 47.7 percent in the first four months. The compared to the same period of the previous year, reaching 949 million 744 thousand dollars. In the first 4 months of last year, 642 million 870 thousand dollars of exports made in the said sector.
When the distribution of exports from the defense and aerospace industry by countries analyzed. It seen that the USA ranks first. In the January-April period, exports to the USA increased 56 percent compared to the same period of the previous year. However, reached 386 million 113 thousand dollars. took the turn. Moreover, Turkey’s armed and self aerial vehicles played an effective role during the campaign in the Karabakh War last year,
when Azerbaijan liberated its territories from the occupation of Armenia. increased by 1234 percent compared to the period.
In the same period last year, 8 million 795 thousand dollars were exported to this country. The United Arab Emirates with 90 million 299 thousand dollars, Bangladesh with 57 million 827 thousand dollars and Germany with 50 million 14 thousand dollars. In the April period, it recorded as the province that exported the most defense and aerospace products. Moreover, during this period, exports from the city increase 86.8 percent on an annual basis and reach 387 million 547 thousand dollars. This province follow Ankara with 204 million 490 thousand dollars, Konya with 131 million 732 thousand dollars, Eskişehir with 88 million 739 thousand dollars and İzmir with 39 million 663 thousand dollars.