Trade statistics of Turkey´s natural stone industry, being highly exported oriented, help to understand the dynamism of the markets for stone all over the world. We publish the exports figures for 2009.
In the last decade, Turkey, with its vast resources of natural stone geographically spread all over the country, and the rapid development of its industry both in quarrying and in processing, has become a reliable “thermometer” of the state of the industry. Its trade statistics not only serve to measure the development of its industry, being a highly exported oriented industry with diversified markets, they also help to improve understanding of the dynamism of different markets for stone all over the world. We publish below the export figures for 2009.