Electrical and electronics industry made $897 million in export in January

The sector, which took a 6.6% share from Turkey’s total exports last month, made the highest export to Germany, France, and Italy on a country basis.

Turkey’s electrical-electronic product exports increased by 9.1% last month compared to the same period of 2020, reaching $897 million 123 thousand.

According to the information compiled by the AA correspondent from the data of the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM), the exports of the electrical-electronics sector, which was $822 million 635 thousand in January last year, increased to $897 million 123 thousand in the same period of 2021.

The share of the sector’s exports from Turkey’s total exports was 6.6% in January.

When we look at the distribution of exports by country in the sector, the highest export was made to Germany with an increase of 17.9% and $93.6 million in January compared to the same period of the previous year. Germany was followed by France with an increase of 10.2% and $60.9 million, and Italy with an increase of 9.6% and $43.4 million.

It was noteworthy that the electrical-electronics exports to China increased by 187% in January compared to the same period last year and reached $13 million 720 thousand.

Most exports to EU countries

Based on country groups, the sector to which the sector exports the most was the European Union (EU) countries.

The sector, which exported $356 million 803 thousand to EU countries in January 2020, exported 427 million $171 thousand to the region with an increase of 19.7% in the same period of this year.

The EU was followed by other European countries with an increase of 17.8% and an export of $147 million 755 thousand.

Istanbul, Manisa and Denizli lead the way in exports

After the jewelry (13.4%) and air conditioning industry (11.1%), electrical-electronics became the third sector with the highest increase in exports in January compared to the same period of the previous year, with an increase of 9.1%.

Looking at the export figures of the sector on the basis of provinces, Istanbul was the province with the highest export last month with $485 million 889 thousand. During the period in question, exports of Istanbul in the electrical and electronics sector increased by 9.2%.

Manisa with $115 million 109 thousand and Denizli with $49 million 931 thousand followed Istanbul in exports.

Source: AA / Translated by Irem Yildiz

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