Facts & Figures
|Official name||Republic of Turkey|
|Government type||Republican and presidential parliamentary democracy|
|Time difference||UTC+3 (FET)|
|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.