Egypt ranked second in denim import from Turkiye
Woven fabric stood out as a product group in Türkiye’s textile and raw materials sector exports in 2022 with an increase of 9.1%. The most important sub-product group was woven fabric from synthetic-artificial filament yarns with a share of 38% and an export value of 979 million dollars. While 38.3% of Türkiye’s woven fabric exports were made to EU countries, exports to these countries increased by 0.6% in 2022 to 987 million USD.
Yarn, which is the second product group with the highest exports in the same period, decreased by 4.6% and exports worth 2.5 billion dollars were recorded. The most important sub-product group was yarns from synthetic-artificial filament fibres with an export value of 906 million dollars and a share of 35.8% in total yarn exports. Exports of cotton yarn, which is the second largest sub-product group with a share of 31.3% in total yarn exports, decreased by 11.4% in 2022 and totalled 793 million USD. Exports of technical textiles, the third important product group, increased by 0.8% in 2022 to 2.4 billion USD.
Home textile exports decreased by 4.8% to 2.2 billion USD in 2022, while knitted fabric exports decreased by 4.6% to 2 billion USD. Fibre exports increased by 13.4% to 1.2 billion dollars, while exports of the garment sub-industry sector increased by 5.2% to 573 million dollars in 2022.
Türkiye’s denim fabric exports decreased by 3.1% to 295 million USD in 2022. The most important country in denim fabric exports was Tunisia with 72 million dollars exports and 24.5% share, while Egypt ranked second with 14.4% share and 43 million dollars worth of exports. Morocco came in the third place with a share of 10.4% and exports worth 31 million dollars.