The countries of the Organization of Turkic States are becoming an increasingly important power center with their visions, projects and activities in the new conjuncture.
With their resources, strength and vision, the member countries have a key role in coping with the world's food and energy crises, and their geostrategic location on the world's most important logistics channels. As these countries strengthen their cooperation, solidarity and integration on the basis of partnership, Türkiye continues to make progress in its trade with these countries.
According to information compiled from the data of the Turkish Exporters Assembly, exports to the CIS countries consisting of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan reached 5.6 billion dollars.
This figure, which was 4.8 billion dollars in the same period last year, increased by 16.3 percent on an annual basis.
In the said period, the highest exports within the CIS countries were realized to Azerbaijan with 1.8 billion dollars. In the same period, exports amounted to 1.5 billion dollars to Kazakhstan, 1.4 billion dollars to Uzbekistan and 884.7 million dollars to Kyrgyzstan.
Thus, the highest January-October exports of all time were realized to Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan.
The highest increase to Kazakhstan
In 10 months of the year, compared to the same period of the previous year, exports to all countries within the CIS increased.
In the said period, exports increased by 45 percent to Kazakhstan, 25.2 percent to Kyrgyzstan, 7.2 percent to Uzbekistan and 2.8 percent to Azerbaijan.
The highest demand came to the chemical sector
Chemicals and chemical products sector exported the most to the CIS countries.
The chemicals and chemical products sector exported 981.6 million dollars in 10 months of the year. This sector was followed by ready-to-wear and apparel with 655 million dollars, ready-to-wear and apparel with 617.2 million dollars, electricity and electronics with 453.7 million dollars, and air conditioning industry with 344.5 million dollars.
Exports of 3.3 billion dollars were realized from Istanbul to these countries. Istanbul accounted for 58.9 percent of exports to CIS countries with this amount.