Economy

  • Regarded as the “Capital of SMEs” with over 48,000 SMEs.
  • Also known as the “granary” of Türkiye
  • Leading producer of flour, sugar, salt, milk, wheat, barley, sugar beet in Türkiye
  • The only province in Türkiye that aluminum mineral is prospected.
  • Machine production, automotive supply industry, metal casting, agricultural tools and machinery production, food production industry and shoemaking are the leading sectors in Konya.
  • Türkiye's leader in the production of agricultural machinery and equipment.
  • 45% share in the Turkish market of metal processing machines,
  • 70% share in the Turkish market of vehicle-mounted equipment sector
  • 45% of Türkiye's agricultural machinery production
  • 11th in Türkiye with over $3 billion exports in 2021
  • Konya exports are more than the total export value of 37 cities.
  • Konya exports to more than 180 countries.
  • Konya has more than 2.900 registered exporters.
  • The share of manufacturing industry export in total exports is 96%.
  • Top 5 export countries: USA, Iraq, Germany, Russia and Uzbekistan.
  • Exports increased 35 times from 2000 to 2021.
  • 18th in Türkiye with $1,25 billion imports in 2021
  • Top 5 import countries: China, Russian Fedaration, Ukraine, Germany, Taiwan.
  • Roughly $1.75 billion trade surplus in 2021.
  • Exporting more than 180 countries
  • From 2000 to 2021, exportation value increased 35 times
  • 2,900+ exporting companies
  • 447 foreign direct investments from 59 countries
  • 8 firms in the “Türkiye’s Top 500 Industrial Enterprises” and 14 in “Türkiye’s 2nd Top 500 Industrial Enterprises”
  • With 3.406 trademark registrations, 80 patents and 170 utility model registrations in 2021
  • 46,2% employment rate (Konya-Karaman region)
  • 50,2% labor force participation rate (Konya-Karaman region)
  • 7,9% unemployment rate (Konya-Karaman region)
Karaman-Konya 2014-2023 Regional Plan MEVKA
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Mevlana Development Agency
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