Overview: In 2018 Turkey was the number 14 economy in the world in terms of GDP (constant 2011 international USD), the number 29 in total exports, the number 26 in total imports, and the number 43 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2018, Turkey exported $177B and imported $202B, resulting in a negative trade balance of -$25B. In 2018, Turkey's exports per capita were $2.14k and its imports per capita were $2.45k.
Trade: The top exports of Turkey are Cars ($12.9B), Delivery Trucks ($5.38B), Vehicle Parts ($4.63B), Jewellery ($4.29B), and Crude Petroleum ($3.65B). The top imports of Turkey are Refined Petroleum ($12.4B), Gold ($11.3B), Scrap Iron ($6.47B), Vehicle Parts ($6.45B), and Cars ($6.11B).
Destinations: Turkey exports mostly to Germany ($16.6B), United Kingdom ($11.9B), Italy ($10.1B), United States ($8.57B), and Iraq ($8.35B), and imports mostly from Germany ($22.1B), China ($19.2B), Russia ($15.9B), United States ($10.6B), and Italy ($10.4B).
Location: Turkey borders Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Iran, Iraq, and Syria by land and Cyprus, Egypt, Romania, Russia, and Ukraine by sea.