During the past year 2022, Turkish exports to the countries of the African continent set a record, exceeding $21 billion.
According to information from the Turkish Exporters Council, Turkey’s exports to the countries of the African continent during 2022 increased by 12.3 percent compared to exports in 2021.
The data showed that the value of Turkey’s exports to the countries of the brown continent during the past year amounted to 21.8 billion dollars.
It indicated that the share of African countries in Turkish exports during the year 2022 amounted to 8.6 percent of Turkey’s total exports abroad.
According to the Council of Exporters, the value of Turkey’s exports to the European Union amounted to 93.6 billion dollars, to the Middle East 32.8 billion dollars, and to Africa 21.8 billion dollars.
Egypt ranked first among the African countries that import Turkish products the most, with a value of $3.9 billion, Morocco second with $3 billion, and Libya third with $2.4 billion.
Algeria came fourth with 1.9 billion dollars and South Africa fifth with 1.6 billion dollars.