Automotive Reaches 14th Championship in a row

achieves top championship in automotive exports
achieves top championship in automotive exports

The leader of Turkey's automotive economy, the export performance in 2019, despite a 3 percent decline compared to the previous year to live on top exports became the champion for the 14th time. According to Uludağ Automotive Industry Exporters' Association (OIB) data, the sector's exports in 2019 amounted to $ 30,6 billion.


İB Despite the slowdown in global trade, it is pleasing that our export performance continues to be balanced. In line with achieving the growth target in 2020, OİB will continue to be a pioneer with our export-oriented activities. The fact that domestic automotive will be produced in Bursa will increase our motivation even more. ”

Baran Çelik: “Bus-minibus-midibus exports increased by double digits last year, while exports decreased in other main product groups. EU countries continued to be our most important market with a total export of 23,4 billion dollars. In December, we registered an increase of up to 83 percent in passenger car exports to countries including France, Italy, Germany and Egypt. ”

leader of Turkey's economy, the automotive industry, the export performance in 2019, despite a 3 percent decline compared to the previous year to live on top of export has managed to become champion 14 times. According to the data of Uludağ Automotive Industry Exporters Association (OIB), the export of automotive industry in 2019 was 30,6 billion dollars. In 2019, the sector reached the second highest export figure to date and reached an export average of $ 2,55 billion on a monthly basis.

The industry's exports in the last month of last year increased by 2,9 percent. December's export sector still ranks first in Turkey's exports, while $ 2,5 billion, the share of total exports amounted to 16,5 percent.

Evaluating last year's exports, OİB Chairman Baran Çelik said, İB Despite the slowdown in global trade, it is pleasing that our export performance will continue to be balanced. In line with achieving the growth target in 2020, OİB will continue to be a pioneer with our export-oriented activities. The fact that domestic automotive will be produced in Bursa will increase our motivation even more. ”

Baran Çelik noted that double-digit increases in bus-minibus-midibus exports last year and a decrease in other main product groups “Germany maintained its position as the country with the highest export volume with 4,4 billion dollars. EU countries for 23,4 billion dollars of exports and 77 percent share of Turkey's exports has continued its importance, "he said. Baran Steel, in the last month of last year, 13 percent increase in passenger car exports by drawing attention to the "Passenger Cars, including France, Italy, Germany, Egypt, including the countries have increased up to 83 percent," he said.

Passenger car exports up 13 percent in last month

Passenger car exports in the whole of 2019 on the basis of product groups decreased by 4,5 percent compared to the same period of the previous year and became 11 billion 878 million dollars. 2 percent of the supply industry exports, exports of motor vehicles for transport of goods declined by 8 percent, Bus-Minibus-Midibus exports increased by 13 percent.

Passenger car exports in the last month of last year increased by 13 percent to 1 billion 125 million dollars, while the share of industrial exports was 44 percent. Supply Industry exports increased by 2 percent to $ 799 million. Exports of Motor Vehicles for Transport of Goods decreased by 0,4 percent to $ 400 million, while Bus-Minibus-Midibus exports decreased by 15 percent to $ 164 million, while Tractor exports among other product groups decreased by 63 percent.

Germany, which is the most exported country in the Supply Industry, decreased by 8 percent in December and 7 percent in France, one of our major markets, while 43 percent in Romania, 136 percent in Slovenia, and 8 percent in Russia.

Exports to France, our biggest market in Passenger Cars, increased by 19 percent in December, Italy increased by 61 percent, Germany by 57 percent, Israel by 17 percent, Slovenia by 34 percent, and Egypt by 83 percent. 21 percent of exports to the United Kingdom, 33 percent to Poland, 35 percent to the United States experienced decline in exports.

In the range of exports to the United Kingdom, which is the most exported country in motor vehicles for transporting goods, exports decreased by 50 percent, while 37 percent to Italy, 78 percent to Slovenia and 51 percent to Belgium. In the last month, the Bus Minibus Midibus product group increased by 50 percent to France, 19 percent to Germany, 40 percent to Italy and 67 percent to Romania.

Germany again becomes the largest market

In the automotive exports of last year, Germany was again the most exported country with 4 billion 373 million dollars. Exports to Germany last year decreased by 8 per cent to Italy, 11 per cent to the United Kingdom, 16,5 per cent to Belgium, 20 per cent to Slovenia, 12 per cent to Slovenia and 28 per cent to the Netherlands.

In the last month of last year, Germany continued to be the country with the highest number of exports on a monthly basis. Exports to Germany decreased by 0,4 percent to $ 337 million. In December, France became the second largest market with an increase of 7 percent and an export figure of $ 294 million. Exports to Italy increased by 36 percent to $ 253 million. 28 percent of the United Kingdom last month, 30 percent of exports to the United States decreased, 13,5 percent to Belgium, Slovenia 66 percent, Israel 21 percent, Egypt was 59 percent increase.

The decline in exports to the United Kingdom was 50 percent of exports of motor vehicles for transporting goods, 21 percent of exports of passenger cars, and 100 percent of exports of motor vehicles for transporting goods to the United States, and 35 percent of exports of passenger cars. Again, the increase in Italy's exports of passenger cars 61 percent, 37 percent increase in exports of motor vehicles for transporting goods was affected.

Exports to EU increased 3,5 percent last month

On the basis of the country group, EU countries became the biggest market in automotive exports with 76,6 percent share and 23 billion 434 million dollars export in the whole year.

In December, the EU countries with 74,3 percent share and 1 billion 890 million dollars took the first place in exports again. Exports to EU countries increased by 3,5 percent. In December, African countries increased by 12 percent, other European countries by 50 percent, Middle East countries and the Commonwealth Country Group exports increased by 18 percent.


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