Turkish Defence and Aerospace Industry Exporters' Association announced the export data of the Defense and Aerospace Sector for the January-November 2022 period.
Accordingly, the export figure of the Turkish Defense and Aerospace Industry was 3 billion 770 million 415 thousand dollars in this period. This figure was 2 billion 778 million 328 thousand dollars in the same period of last year.
According to Turkiye's sectoral export data, chemical products ranked first, automotive industry ranked second, steel industry ranked third, and defense & aerospace industry ranked 15th with approximately $3.8 billion.
In the same period, the Defense and Aviation Industry ranked second in the rate of increase in exports on a sectoral basis, with an increase of 35.7 percent. Olive and Olive Oil products took the first place with an increase of 45.4 percent.
In the ranking of exports per kg on a sectoral basis, Defense and Aviation Industry ranked second with 55.9 dollars per kg, after Jewelery (698 dollars/kg).
In the January-November 2022 period, Defense and Aerospace Industry realized the highest monthly export with 503 million dollars in November. In November last year, this figure had reached 383 million dollars.
In the January-November period, approximately 2 billion 600 million dollars of exports were realized in the defense sector.
This group of goods came first with 871.5 million dollars of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) exports in 11 months of the year.
Ammunitions and Missile Systems ranked second, and Land Vehicles exports ranked third.
The export figure for the same period was 767 million dollars in Civil Aviation and approximately 405 million dollars in Hunting-Shooting.
TOP 10 EXPORT COUNTRIES JANUARY-NOVEMBER 2021-2022 IN THE DEFENSE AND AVIATION SECTOR
Country 2021 2022
1. USA 1.030.449.544 - 811.032.222
2. QATAR 180.544.443 - 290.239.010
3. UAE 161.334.485 - 265.699.896
4. PHILIPPINES 1.327.337 - 165.147.124
5. GERMANY 142.816.548 - 151.668.342
6. POLAND 19.326.488 - 138.254.905
7. RUANDA 28.672.223 - 132.829.307
8. INDIA 24.285.354 - 130.814.214
9. BURKINA FASO 8.062.956 - 126.057. 771
10. AZERBAIJAN 192.125.500 - 121.914.790