Market profile

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) provides advice for business travellers and tourists going to Turkey. This is regularly updated and should be checked before planning travel.

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Accessing the Ecommerce Market in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), Turkey and United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Increased opportunities for Australian businesses to access foreign markets through an online presence or to complement an existing footprint has intensified competition for consumers, and consumer expectations have risen on being able to purchase products in a convenient, timely and cost-effective manner.

The purpose of this guide is to profile the ecommerce landscape, in KSA, Turkey and UAE, with a particular focus on the business to consumer (B2C) medium for products.


  • Merchandise exports A$441 million
  • Services exports A$112 million
  • Capital Ankara
  • Official language Turkish
  • Area 769,630 sq km
  • Population 82 million

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Country brief

A comprehensive overview of political, economic and bilateral and regional trade agreements.

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Trade and economic fact sheet

Containing general information, recent economic indicators, Australia’s trade and investment relationship with Turkey and their global merchandise trade relationship that is updated twice a year.

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Australia's trade at a glanceAustralia's top ten trading partners


The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Smartraveller site provides advice for business travellers and tourists going to Turkey. This is regularly updated and should be checked before planning travel.

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