According to the information compiled from the data of the Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TIM), exports of 17 billion 286 million dollars were made to the Balkan geography in 10 months of the year, including Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Montenegro, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and Greece.
While this figure was at the level of 14 billion 188 million dollars in the same period of last year, exports to the Balkans geography increased by 21.8 percent in the last year.
In the said period, the highest export among the Balkan countries was made to Romania with 5 billion 229 million dollars. Bulgaria with 3 billion 763 million dollars, Greece with 2 billion 385 million dollars, Serbia with 1 billion 434 million dollars, and Slovenia with 1 billion 366 million dollars followed Romania.
In the same period, 836 million 630 thousand dollars to Albania, 602 million 474 thousand dollars to Bosnia and Herzegovina, 537 million 756 thousand dollars to North Macedonia, 520 million 382 thousand dollars to Kosovo, 482 million 64 thousand dollars to Croatia, 128 million 122 thousand dollars were exported to Montenegro.
In the 10 months of this year, the chemical materials and products sector made the most exports to the Balkan geography. During this period, the chemical materials and products sector exported 3 billion 124 million dollars to the Balkan countries.
The said sector was followed by the steel industry with 2 billion 886 million dollars, the automotive industry with 2 billion 197 million dollars, the ferrous and non-ferrous metals with 1 billion 473 million dollars, and the electrical and electronics sectors with 1 billion 150 million dollars.