Turkey exports most ready-to-wear garments to EU despite crisis

Most Turkish exports of ready-to-wear garments took place to the European Union (EU) countries despite the ongoing financial crisis.

Turkey exports most ready-to-wear garments to EU despite crisis


According to a report prepared by the General Secretariat of Istanbul Textile and Apparel Exporters' Associations (ITKIB), 79.5 percent of all exports of ready-to-wear garments took place to 27 EU countries in 2008. Out of 15.7 billion USD Turkey earned from ready-to-wear garments exports, 12.5 billion USD came from exports to the EU.

In 2007, 79.5 of all exports of ready-to-wear garments had taken place to the EU. Thus, the EU preserved its large share in Turkish exports of ready-to-wear garments.

Below are tables showing the exports performance of the ready-to-wear garments sector between January-December 2008:

                              2008                  2008/2007

     15 EU COUNTRIES    (Thousand Dollars)           CHANGE (%)

     ---------------    ------------------           ----------

     Germany                3,797.479                   -0.02

     Austria                  195,730                   17.8

     Belgium                  299,060                    5.0

     Denmark                  482,122                   -8.3

     Finland                   39,646                    0.5

     France                 1,158.134                    6.1

     Holland                1,042.952                   -2.0

     Britain                2,131.983                  -20.5

     Ireland                   81,411                  -20.3

     Spain                  1,027.441                    1.8

     Sweden                   300,352                   -0.5

     Italy                    864,241                    7.7

     Luxembourg                 3,925                   52.8

     Portugal                  13,726                   16.7

     Greece                   242,769                    7.2

    

     NEW EU COUNTRIES

     ----------------

     Bulgaria                  75,597                   -9.1

     Czech Republic           110,019                    0.9

     Estonia                  159,903                  621.6

     Other regions                  5                  -97.2

     Latvia                    13,332                   18.6

     Lithuania                 10,214                   11.8

     Hungary                   98,080                  -27.4

     Malta                      2,881                   14.8

     Poland                   113,311                   13.1

     Romania                  180,206                   34.2

     Slovakia                  31,813                  -15.9

     Slovenia                  20,211                  -12.



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