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Turkey-Syria Economic and Trade Relations

Economic Outlook (2014)

GDP (billion USD)

34,9

Inflation Rate (%)

29,2

Economic Growth (GDP %)

0,4

Unemployment Rate (%)

33

Population (million, 2015 est.)

17,4

Export (billion $)

3

Population growth (%, 2015 est.)

-0,16

Import (billion)

7,9

GDP per capita (USD)

4.004

 

Resource: Estimated figures from different prominent resources

Main trade partners: Turkey, Korea, China, Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, India

Main export products: Fruits and nuts, cotton, sulphur, salt, mineral fuels
Main import products: Machinery, boilers, electrical and electronic equipment, plastics, iron/steel

Bilateral Trade Statistics:

Year

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

Export

1845

1.610

498

1024

1802

1524

Import

663

524

67

85

116

51

Volume

2507

2134

565

1109

1918

1575

Balance

1181

1086

431

940

1687

1473

Resource: TUIK

Turkey’s exports to Syria: Animal and vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products; personal household goods, provisions; preparations of cereals, flour or starch or milk; iron and steel; salt, sulphur, earths and stones, plastering materials, lime and cement

Turkey’s imports from Syria: Personal household goods, provisions; cotton, cotton yarn and cotton textiles; coffee, tea, mate and spices; fertilizers