The percentage of exports stemming from small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) was 56.5 percent in 2014, according to data released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat).
SMEs also accounted for 37.8 percent of imports. According to the report, 62,987 enterprises were involved in exports and 66,585 in imports in 2014. In terms of exports, the proportion of micro-sized enterprises was 1.4 percent. The proportion of small enterprises was 20.7 percent and medium-sized enterprises was 18.4 percent. Large-scale enterprises were responsible for 43.5 percent of exports last year.
For imports, the rate for micro enterprises was 6.2 percent, while small enterprises, medium-sized enterprises and large-scale enterprises were 13.2 percent, 18.4 percent and 62.2 percent, respectively.