Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures

 

Official name Republic of Turkey
Government type Republican and presidential parliamentary democracy
Population 83,154,997
Area 783,356 km2
Time difference UTC+3 (FET)
Currency Turkish Lira
GDP growth rate 2.8 %
GDP per capita 14900.00 USD
Trade volume $24.0 billion
Inflation 12 per cent
Global Competitiveness Index 61 points / 141 countries
Ease of Doing Business 33rd
Global Corruption Index 39 points
Main trading partners • Germany: US$15.4 billion (9% of total Turkish exports)
• United Kingdom: $10.9 billion (6.3%)
• Italy: $9.3 billion (5.4%)
Major exports Apparel, foodstuffs, textiles, metal manufactures, transport equipment.
Major imports Agricultural products, textiles, motor vehicles, ships and other transportation equipment, construction materials, consumer electronics and home appliances.
Netherlands-Turkey trade In 2019, bilateral trade volume in goods and services stood at 8,965 million USD, with Turkish exports at 5,762 million USD and imports at 3,203 million USD.

Main items of Turkey’s exports to the Netherlands are vehicles for transporting goods, cars, station wagons, race cars and textiles, whilst main items of Turkey’s imports from the Netherlands are iron and steel, scrap, polyacetals, other polyathers, epoxide, alkyd resins, oils obtained from petroleum and bituminous minerals, tractors.

In the period of 2002-2019, total amount of direct investments from the Netherlands to Turkey is 25.4 billion USD. This figure is 13.8 billion USD from Turkey to the Netherlands in the same period.

In 2019, Turkey hosted 1,117,290 Dutch tourists, with an increase by over % 10, compared to 2018.