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Opportunity of Border Trade with Iran

Iran, which is located on the Silk Road, one of the most important trade routes in history, and on a highly strategical point, is one of the most important economies of the world with its young and large population (81 million), sectors open to development and natural resources. National economy, which offers great opportunities for trade and investment, is generally based on the export of natural resources. The state-weighted industry sector has a share of 12% in GDP. In order to increase private sector investments, the incentives have been increased and institutions have been set up to guide the investments.

The annual trade volume between Turkey and Iran is $10 billion. $235 million of this amount is realized at the Gürbulak Border Gate. Our country mainly imports petroleum, natural gas and petrochemical products from Iran and exports industrial products to there.