Preferential Market Access: Turkey GSP

Turkey provides DFQF access for LDCs under its GSP scheme  which entered into force on 1 January 2002. Its last renewal dates 1 January 2012. Eligibility to Turkey’s DFQF benefits is set in accordance with the relevant regulations of the European Union.


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Utilization by LDCs:

In 2017, total imports from LDCs were US$ 1,422 million.  Since 2007, imports by Turkey from the LDCs have grown constantly per year, making Turkey one of the most dynamic export markets for LDCs.

Available Smooth Transition Procedures:

As Turkey follows the European Union regulations, graduated countries are accorded a smooth transition period of at least 3 years.

Resources:

  1. Guide to GSP – Turkey 
  2. ITC-International Trade Statistics