Istanbul’s exports alone reached $ 70.1 billion, registering 42.2 percent of Turkey’s total exports in 2019.
According to data obtained by Anatolia from the Council of Turkish Exporters, the exports of the country’s 81 states, 165 billion and 959 million and 754 thousand dollars, an increase of 12.7 percent compared to 2018.
The total exports of Turkey from all of its states, with the exception of Istanbul, Bursa and Kocaeli, are 65 billion and 630 million and 205 thousand dollars.
Istanbul thus overtook 78 states combined.
Istanbul was followed by the value of exports, Kocaeli, with 15 billion, 240 million and 492 thousand dollars, followed by Bursa with 14 billion, 987 million and 145 thousand, then Izmir with 9 billion, 770 million and 277 thousand.
Among the realized states are exports exceeding 5 billion, Ankara with 8 billion, 303 million and 473 thousand dollars, Gaziantep with 7 billion, 471 million and 843 thousand, and Sakarya with 5 billion, 177 million and 175 thousand.
While the exports of some other states achieved less than a million dollars, including Bayport with a value of 485 thousand, and a bail of 438 thousand, and Tungali with 228 thousand dollars.