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Turkey

Official Title:
Republic of Turkey


General Information

Please note that all statistics reflect Canadian dollars, with some figures reflecting the yearly averages for the year. If listed as '0' or absent, the statistic is unavailable.
 
5-year trade
Canada - Turkey
Year Exports Imports
2010 $841,748,657 $714,198,952
2011 $1,271,507,611 $1,122,712,194
2012 $850,990,380 $1,479,098,284
2013 $888,292,837 $1,318,874,683
2014 $1,062,565,951 $1,422,464,517
 
Product trade (2014)
21 HS Sections
Canada - Turkey
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $7,435,056 $1,894,073
02 Veg. Prod. $337,193,914 $151,981,629
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $ $2,094,181
04 Food Prod. $5,268,936 $42,023,756
05 Mineral Prod. $127,983,468 $12,661,343
06 Chemical Prod. $33,450,348 $66,972,038
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $9,204,466 $33,670,670
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $1,461,128 $8,096,853
09 Wood Prod. $19,335,868 $1,551,698
10 Paper Prod. $108,359,897 $2,277,429
11 Textiles Prod. $2,567,961 $213,033,468
12 Dress Access. $273,994 $2,550,527
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $1,284,037 $120,815,627
14 Precious Metals/stones $38,821 $147,029,364
15 Base Metal Prod. $189,570,873 $423,277,621
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $84,668,748 $123,188,282
17 Vehicles and Equip. $93,768,970 $42,320,357
18 Specialized Inst. $25,208,147 $8,788,159
19 Arms & Ammunition $969,564 $9,201,469
20 Misc. Articles $5,377,554 $8,256,934
21 Antiques $1,725 $610,994

Capital: Ankara
Population (million): 76.903
Total Area: 780,580km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 1.98 New Lira (TRY)(2014)
National Holiday: October 29, Proclamation of the Republic (1923)
Language(s): Turkish


Political Information

Type of State:
Republic

Type of Government:
Parliamentary democracy. Unicameral with a 550 seat Grand National Assembly. Prime Minister (leader of the majority party or of the majority coalition) appointed by the President. The Council of Ministers is appointed by the President on the nomination of the Prime Minister and requires the confidence of the National Assembly. Administrative divisions: 81 provinces. Governing party: Justice and Development Party (AKP).

Head of State:
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Head of Government:
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu (AKP)

Ministers:
Foreign Affairs: Mevlut Cavusoglu (AKP)
Finance: Mehmet Simsek (AKP)
Defence: Ismet Yilmaz (AKP)

Main Political Parties:
Justice and Development Party (AKP), Republican People�s Party (CHP), National Movement Party (MHP), Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) Grand National Assembly: AKP (326), CHP (135), MHP (53), Independents/BDP (36).

Elections:
President (5-year term): last held in Aug. 2014 / National Assembly (4-year term): next general in 2015.


Economic Information (2014)

Comparative figures
Type Turkey Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 890.32 1975.58
GDP per capita: ($) 11577.17 55662.75
GDP growth rate: (%) 2.9 2.53
Inflation: (%) 8.86 1.9
Unemployment: (%) 9.91 6.92

Trade and Investment (2014)

Canadian exports to country: $1,062,565,951
Canadian imports from country: $1,422,464,517
FDI in Canada: $ million
CDI in Turkey: $1151 million


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador Selcuk Unal

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador John Holmes


July 2015
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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Date Modified:
2010-02-16