Turkish automotive exports to EU states drop in Jan

Exports by Turkish automotive sector to the EU-member states dropped in January apart from Malta and Latvia.

Turkish automotive exports to EU states drop in Jan

Uludag Exporters' Association told the A.A on Monday that exports by automotive sector decreased 56.1 percent to 882.6 million USD in January 2009 over the same month previous year.

The automotive sector's to the EU-member states fell 60.5 percent to 648.9 million USD. Exports to Spain dropped 91.7 percent to 10 million USD and exports to Romania fell 76 percent to 21 million USD. In January 2007, exports to Spain amounted to 132 million USD and exports to Romania stood at 92 million USD.

Among the EU-member states, only the exports to Malta and Latvia increased. Exports to Malta climbed 76.1 percent to 22.7 million USD and exports to Latvia rose 29.6 percent to 190 thousand USD.

Apart from the EU, Turkish automotive sector's exports to Russia also reduced 67 percent to 28.2 million USD. On the other hand, exports by the sector to Syria, Iraq, Iran, India, Japan, Afghanistan, Libya, Sudan and Guinea increased.

Figures of exports by Turkish automotive sector to the EU-member states are as follows: 

Exports Difference . Exports Difference

Countries (thousand USD) (Percent) Countries (thousand USD) (Percent)

France 155,132 -45.5 Czech Republic 7,678 -69.6
Germany 118,159 -58.9 Sweden 4,917 -85.5
Italy 82,012 -64.2 Finland 4,914 -69.4
Britain 55,691 -69.5 Hungary 4,262 -71.6
Belgium 38,113 -19.1 Portugal 3,743 -81.7
Slovenia 33,489 -40.1 Bulgaria 3,624 -80.7
Greece 26,242 -1.8 Denmark 3,422 -79.2
Poland 24,281 -51.6 Slovakia 2,853 -72.3
Malta 22,708 76.1 Ireland 2,188 -84.6
Romania 21,831 -76.4 Lithuania 642 -80.1
Netherlands 11,877 -69.7 Luxembourg 446 -75.2
Spain 10,904 -91.7 Latvia 190 29.6
Austria 9,548 -54.5 Estonia 68 -97.8

Turkish automotive sector exported goods to 11 free trade zones and 128 countries in January. Exports to only 30 countries increased. Amount of exports to those countries are as follows:

Exports Difference . Exports Difference

Countries (thousand USD) (Percent) Countries (thousand USD) (Percent)

Malta 22,708 76.1 Macedonia 2,426 16.1
Iran 20,259 19.1 Argentina 1,396 26.9
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 17,351 110.2 Turkmenistan 1,346 127.5
Iraq 7,344 74.6 Guinea 1,303 4,186.4
Afghanistan 5,682 1,836.1 Sudan 879 226.1
Syria 5,282 104.2 Nigeria 824 5.5
India 3,654 32.5 Belarus 366 25.1
Libya 3,494 137.7 New Zealand 260 31.2
Japan 3,414 15.1 Kyrgyzstan 251 339.9
Mexico 2,689 4.7 Taiwan 216 223.3


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