Turkey

FeatureValueUnitSource / Year
CapitalAnkaraAuswärtiges Amt
Currency1 Euro = aprox. 4,2 TRY
(As of: 04.10.2017)
Turkish Lire (TRY)Bankenverband / 2017
Area814 578km²Auswärtiges Amt / 2017
Population79 814 871Auswärtiges Amt / 2016
Population Density130Persons per km²Statistisches Bundesamt / 2016
Population Growth1,34%Auswärtiges Amt / 2016
Average Income per Capita10 743US $Statistisches Bundesamt / 2016
Minimum Wage1 202 (approx. 286 €, as of: 04.10.2017)
Turkish LireMinimum wages in the global garment industry (ILO) / 2015
Proceeds from Export142 529 583 808US $UN Comtrade Data Base / 2016
Export Goods (Top 3)1. Automobile
2. Gold
3. Automobile goods
WTO Statistics Database / 2016
Most important Export Countries (Textile Sector)1. Germany
2. Great Britian
3. Spain
UN Comtrade Data Base / 2016¹
Export Volume Clothing14 774 753 502US $UN Comtrade Data Base / 2016¹
Growth of Clothing Sector+19Change (in %)UN Comtrade Data Base / 2010 – 2016¹
Share of textile and clothing exports in total exports of the country18,39Share (in %)ITC Trade Map / 2018²
Corruption Index64Rank (of 174 countries)Corruption Perceptions Index (Transparency International) / 2014
„Ease of doing business“110Rank (of 190 countries)Doing Business Report (World bank) / 2017

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¹ “HS-Code 61 – Apparel and Clothing accessoires – knitted or crocheted” and “HS-Code 62 – Apparel and Clothing accessoires – not knitted or crocheted”.
² HS Product Code 50-63, including raw materials and semifinished products (e.g.cotton, synthetic fibers, yarns).