In parallel with the developments in fiber and clothing industry in Turkey, Turkish yarn and fiber industry has improved in recent years as a result of rising demand and fiber and yarn products, domestic and foreign markets, exports of yarn and fiber production with the increased investments in the industry.
Textiles and clothing, production, labor, and the important sectors of the Turkish economy in terms of export earnings are included. These sectors had a share of 19 per cent in the volume of total exports in 2011. There are more than 35.000 Turkish textile and apparel company, yarn and fiber sector, much of it consists of 2.200. Turkey, the textile and clothing industry plays a major role in the world. Turkish clothing industry, the world's seventh-largest producer and second largest in the EU. The Turkish textile industry is one of the world's top ten exporters. There is a remarkable role in world trade in the Turkish textile industry, the ability to access high standards and high-quality, design, competitive position in international markets in terms of product diversity.
The main raw material of cotton, the country's textile and clothing industry and Turkey are among the world's most important cotton growers. In 2011, a total of 954.000 tons of cotton producing Turkey ranks seventh in the world. Turkey's largest venture project of the Southeastern Anatolia Project (GAP), thanks to the results obtained, started to increase cotton production in Turkey. Due to the large amounts of raw cotton in Turkey, such as cotton yarn industry development in the Turkish textile industry showed the same. Today, in terms of cotton yarn production capacity of Turkey is the world's leading countries in the world. Cotton textiles, as well as a well-developed in the textile industry sector. Today, Turkey is a synthetic fiber, yarn production and processing is important in all areas.
Turkey, which is considered the world's most advanced technology in the field of short staple shafts and open-ended rotor has made significant investments. Therefore, the short-staple shafts and open-ended in terms of installed capacity rotors, Turkey is among the top five in the world rankings. Although there are common plants on each side of Turkey, they are generally in Istanbul, Bursa, Kahramanmaraş, Gaziantep, Adana, Izmir, Kayseri, Malatya, Turkey, Tekirdag, Istanbul, Izmir and Denizli proximity. Large businesses often have an integrated fiber production clothing belongings. Management systems ecology and ecological labels are available in many Turkish fiber and yarn manufacturers, factories.
Turkish textile and apparel exports, the World Trade Organization
Textiles and Clothing (ATC) expired in 2004 with the decision in spite of the global textile quota system continued to rise. Despite the cancellation of quotas maintain the competitiveness of the sector is expanding. Quality products, Turkey has increased its share of the leading markets, the rise of the European markets in particular has experienced a high standard and complex customer needs. As a result of the global financial crisis in 2009, Turkey's exports of yarns and fibers decreased to $ 1.5 billion. An enormous 26 percent rise in exports in 2010 exceeded $ 1.9 billion. In 2011, rising to thirty per cent, yarn and fiber exports reached U.S. $ 2.5 million. In 2011, exports of the products, synthetic and artificial yarns, synthetic fibers, synthetic and artificial filament yarn, cotton yarn, synthetic and artificial filament are synthetic fibers. In 2011, exports of Turkey in the field of fiber and yarn of the most important markets in Italy (12.1%), the U.S. (5.9%), Germany (5.9%), Russia (5.7%), United Kingdom (5 , 6%), Iran (3.9%), China (3.8%), Spain (3.7%) and Belgium (3.6%) are available.