Overview: In 2018 Turkey was the number 19 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), 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.