Today Turkey is among the biggest manufactures in global textile production. Besides, textile is among the strongest industries of national economy. By means of new investments that are increasing each day, Turkey not only possesses the most state-of-the-art facilities but also manufactures top-notch textile and ready-wear clothes.
Turkey is among the leader manufacturers in a long list of products ranging from knitting, weaving, ready-wear and confection to technical textiles.
Textile industry in Turkey has crucial significance for the national economy. Textile and ready-wear sectors forming the most salient employment group of Turkey is the most significant industry that presents the very best model in the equality of opportunity principle for Turkey that has tracked a crucial distance towards EU membership so far. This precious sector which has received praises is number-one industry with the largest quantity of female employees.
Increased investments to the textile sector in Turkey created Textile Machinery Industry. Turkish Textile Machinery Industry, in parallel with textile production, achieved to be ranked as one of the world’s greatest textile machinery manufacturer. Manufacturing a large portion of the machines used in textile production, Turkey today exports a wide part of produced machines to a long list of countries. With its increasing exportation ratios and machinery production that is above global standards, exportation figures in Turkish Textile Machinery climbs high in graphics although other countries stagger.
Turkish Textile Machinery exportation that equated to 326 million dollars in 2013; 390 million dollars in 2014; 429 million dollars in 2015 achieved an exportation ratio of 154 million dollars by performing an increase of 20% in the first 4-month of 2016 compared to the same period of the previous year and this jump can be attributed to the positive effects of ITMA fair in which we were among the top 3 participants.
Having a strong stance in Textile Machinery production Turkey is now recognized as the most significant supplier of domestic market aside from its power in exportation. Textile Machinery importation that was around 2 billion dollars in 2013 decreased to 1.320 million dollars as of the end of 2015. Increased quality of Turkish Textile Machinery and climbing above the global standards in the use of technology has enabled to make ‘’ Made in Turkey’’ brand even more distinctive.
PRESIDENT OF TEMSAD