The Machinery and Accessories Exporters’ Union was established in 2002 in order to coordinate all kinds of activities that will increase Turkish exports while gathering all machinery exporters under the same organization has approximately 9000 members. It is the only establishment where the machinery exporters are represented in Turkey.
Between the years of 1998-2008 Turkish Machinery Export
volume has increased 10 times and reached to10 Billion USD.
Turkish machinery sector exports high quality products to almost 228 countries by the help of engineering capabilities and competitive prices.
Turkey is ranked 29th in the World Machinery Export list.
Turkey is the 6th biggest machinery producer of Europe.
Sixty percent of the machinery export of Turkey is to countries like Germany and USA where the market is quite competitive in terms of quality and technology.
The average yearly increase rate of Turkish Machinery sector export is realized approximately %20.
The share of machinery export in the total export volume of Turkey is 8.6%.
In the recent years Turkish Machinery Export increase rate is recorded higher than the rate of total export.
According to the figures of Turkish Patent Institute the most of the patent applications of manufacturing sector belongs to Turkish Machinery Manufacturers.
Major export product groups in 2009 were; air conditioning units-cooling machinery(13%), construction & mining machinery(11%), pumps & compressors (8,5%), metal working machinery & machine tools(8%), machineries for food industry(7%).