Turkish Defence Exports: February 2021

Exports by the Turkish Defence and Aerospace Industry sector in February 2021 are now public. Defence industry exports amounted to 233.2 million USD during this period.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the defence and aerospace industry sector, which had a difficult time globally in 2020, began to enter into the expectation of normalization by 2021. A promising development in this context came from the Turkish Defence and Aerospace Industry sector. According to the information obtained, Turkey, in February 2021, compared to the same period of the previous year, has seen an increase of 34.1% 233 million 225 thousand USD worth of defence industry exports.

The total exports realized by the sector in January 2021 were 166 million 997 thousand USD. In other words, the Turkish Defence and Aerospace Industry sector exported a total of 400 million 222 thousand USD during the first two months of 2021.

Countries Featured In Exports

The leading countries in Turkey’s defence and aerospace industry sector in February 2021 exports are as follows:

Country

February 2021 Exports

January 2021 Exports

Change

US

$89.005 million

$83.8 million

%6.1

UAE

$44.3 million

$11.7 thousand

%377829.4

Uzbekistan

$20.1 million

$102.7 thousand

%19546.4

Germany

$17.5 million

$10.8 million

%62.7

Rwanda

$15.9 million

China

$10.02 million

$9.8 bin

%102016.9

In February 2021, the increase in exports to the United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan and China are noteworthy. This is the first time that such a large amount of exports has been made to Rwanda. China and Rwanda in particular point out Turkey as a country that respond to the market in search of the defence industry.

150 million dollars-worth of exports from Turkey to Tunisia


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