My Account

Home Page » Topical » Textile exports rise as expected

Textile exports rise as expected

Türkiye’s exports of textiles and raw materials increased by 12.4% in the first four months of the year.

Emirhan Çiloğlu
Emirhan Çiloğluhttps://www.textilegence.com
Mahmut Emirhan Çiloğlu, İstanbul’da Hüsnü M. Özyeğin Anadolu Lisesi’nde lise eğitimini tamamlamış, sonrasında da İstanbul Üniversitesi’nde Amerikan Kültürü ve Edebiyatı lisans bölümünden başarıyla mezun olmuştur. 2021 itibari ile Textilegence’da pazarlama ve dış ilişkiler sorumlusu olarak görev almaya başlayan Çiloğlu, kurumsal iletişimin güçlendirilmesine katkı sağlamaktadır.

Exports of textiles and raw materials increased by 12.4% compared to the same period of the previous year and reached a value of 4.6 billion dollars in the January-April period of 2022. Türkiye’s textile and raw materials exports increased by 13.7% in April 2022 compared to the same period of the previous year and amounted to 1.2 billion dollars, according to the ‘April 2022 Export Performance Report’ published by İTHİB. It was announced that the share of exports of textiles and raw materials in Türkiye’s overall exports was 5.3% in the same period.

Türkiye’s general exports increased by 24.6% compared to the same period of the previous year and amounted to 23.4 billion dollars in April 2022. Exports of industrial products increased by 25.5% and reached a value of 17.7 billion dollars in this period.

EU countries rank first in Türkiye’s textile exports with an increase of 14.7%

In the January-April period of 2022, the highest amount of textile and raw materials exports were made to 27 EU countries, with an increase of 14.7% compared to the same period of 2021, amounting to 2.2 billion dollars. African countries became the second country group to which Türkiye exported the most textiles and raw materials in the same period. Exports to African countries increased by 32.7% in this period and reached 531 million dollars.

It was observed that exports decreased by 3.5% to 948 thousand tons on the basis of quantity in the first four months of 2022. Exports to EU countries on a quantity basis increased by 4.1% and reached a value of 419 thousand tons in this period. The second country group with the highest amount of exports on the basis of quantity was African countries with a share of 11.8% and exports of 112 thousand tons.

Textile exports rise as expected

Italy was the most important export market in the same period when the prominent countries in Türkiye’s textile and raw materials exports are evaluated. Exports of textiles and raw materials to Italy increased by 34.1% and reached a value of 480 million dollars during this period. The other countries to which textile and raw materials were exported the most during this period were; Germany with a value of 359 million dollars with an increase of 4%, and the USA with a value of 316 million dollars with an increase of 17.9%. They were followed by Spain and United Kingdom.

The highest increase in exports in April 2022 among the top 10 countries to which Türkiye exports the most textiles and raw materials were; Belarus with an increase of 76.3%, Spain with an increase of 56.5% and Morocco with an increase of 54.4%.

Textile exports decreased in the first four months of the year on the basis of quantity

Turkish textile and raw materials sector exports on the basis of quantity decreased by 3.5% compared to the same period of the previous year and amounted to 948 thousand tons in the January-April period of 2022. The most important export market in terms of quantity was Italy with a share of 9.2% in this period. Exports of textiles and raw materials on the basis of quantity to Italy increased by 8.7% and amounted to 87 thousand tons. Italy was followed by Germany and the USA, respectively.

Morocco was the country with the highest increase in exports among the top ten countries when the exports of textiles and raw materials are analyzed on the basis of quantity in the January-April period of 2022. Exports to Morocco increased by 37% and amounted to 24 thousand tons during this period. Türkiye’s exports of textiles and raw materials to the United Kingdom decreased by 16.2% on a quantity basis and amounted to 39 thousand tons during this period. Exports of textiles and raw materials to the United Kingdom decreased by 10.6% to 11 thousand tons in April.

Yarns were the most important product group with an increase of 15.1%

Yarns were the most important product group with an increase of 15.1%

The most important product group were the yarns with an increase of 15.1% when the exports of the Turkish textile and raw materials sector in the January-April 2022 period are analyzed by product groups. Woven fabric, the second most exported product group, exports increased by 29.9% and reached a value of 920 million dollars. Exports of technical textiles, the third important product group, decreased by 6.2% to 808 million dollars in the January-April period of 2022.

The most important sub-product group in fibre exports, which increased by 29.5% and amounted to 397 million dollars, was synthetic-artificial fibres with a 60% share in the January-April period of 2022. The most important sub-product group was yarns made of synthetic-artificial filament fibres with an export value of 350 million dollars when yarn exports are analyzed on the basis of sub-product groups. The most important sub-product group was cotton woven fabric exports with a share of 39.1% and an export value of 360 million dollars when woven fabric exports are analyzed on the basis of sub-product groups.

Exports of knitted fabrics, the most important sub-product group when knitted fabric exports are analyzed on the basis of sub-product groups, amounted to 398 million dollars in the same period. It was seen that the most important product group is towels and cleaning cloths with a share of 34.4% when home textile exports are analyzed on the basis of sub-product groups. Türkiye’s towel and cleaning cloth exports increased by 17.3% in this period, reaching a value of 262 million dollars.

Subscribe

Digital Magazine Subscription ($/€20)

Recent News

Bursa makes textile businesses go greener

New regulations are being implemented in the Bursa textile sector as of May 31st, 2022 within the scope of...

Aksa Akrilik starts 2022 by tripling its turnover

Aksa Akrilik, one of the world’s leading brands in acrylic fibre production, announced its financial results for the first...

Linen regreens in Anatolian lands

Trial plantings of indigenous linen seeds named ‘Cemre’ and ‘Efe’, which were developed to be drought resistant, were carried...

Uzbek cotton ‘free’ of forced labour and child labour

Uzbek cotton succeeded in eliminating systemic forced labour and child labour throughout the 2021 production cycle according to International...