While the share of %22export%22 handling has increased in ports in Turkey, the share of %22import%22 handling has decreased.
The share of “export” handling (tons) in the total handling at ports in Turkey was 26.91% in 2004 and 27.9% in 2020. This share; It decreased from 56.65% to 45.7% for “import” purpose handling and from 13.72% to 11.78% for “cabotage” purpose handling.
On the other hand, although the share of “transit” handling increased from 2.72% to 14.6%, the very rapid rise of “transit” purpose handling between 2004 and 2011 left its place to a stable level. However, Turkey is in a very good position to become a %22transit%22 country.
For other data that may be relevant to this data, you can refer to the Handling Operation in Ports in Turkey (2011-2020) page.
Source : General Directorate of Maritime Affairs-Department of Development of Maritime Trade, Cargo Statistics
- 2020 (January-November)
- For information about load types, you can refer to the link https://armatorlerbirligi.org.tr/gemi-tipleri .