Turkey’s largest exporter last year was the United States with 1 billion 127 million 861 thousand dollars. In defense and aerospace exports, the United States was followed by Azerbaijan with $ 202 million 221 thousand, Qatar with $ 180 million 547 thousand, the United Arab Emirates with $ 161 million 526 thousand and Morocco with $ 159 million 667 thousand.
This was reported by Report citing Turkish media.
It is noted that Turkey’s defense industry provides the military needs of friendly and allied countries with the most advanced technologies. According to the Turkish Exporters’ Assembly (TIM), the country’s exports last year increased by 32.9% to 225 billion 367 million 676 thousand US dollars. Defense and aerospace products increased by 41.5% in annual exports.
The defense and aerospace industry broke the export record in 2021. Thus, the defense and aerospace industry reached a new export record in 2021 with 3 billion 224 million 786 thousand US dollars.