Commercial and Economic Relations between Turkey and the Federal Republic of Germany

The bilateral trade volume between Turkey and Germany stood at 36,4 billion USD in 2017, which corresponds to an increase of 3,1 percent compared to the year before (exports 15,1 billion US Dollars; imports 21,3 billion US Dollars).

Main items of Turkey’s exports to Germany consist of road vehicles, parts and accessories for motor vehicles and parts for use with piston engines; whilst main items of Turkey’s imports from Germany are road vehicles, medicaments and parts and accessories for motor vehicles.

In the period of 2002-2017, total amount of direct investments from Germany to Turkey is 9,15 billion USD. This figure is 2,260 billion USD from Turkey to Germany in the same period.

There are about 80 thousand Turkish-German businesses operating in Germany. Their annual turnover amounts to approximately 52 billion Euros and they employ almost 500 thousand people in 50 different sectors

More than 3,5 million German tourists visited Turkey in 2017.