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, sunflower seeds, tulip, corn (grain), carrot, cherry, vetch, bird seed, pea, sainfoin (seed), lupine 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
11th in Türkiye with over $3,2 billion exports in 2022
Konya exports are more than the total export value of 35 cities.
Konya exports to more than 185 countries.
Konya has more than 2.900 registered exporters.
The share of manufacturing industry export in total exports is 95,6%.
Top 5 export countries: Iraq, Germany, Russia Fedaration, USA, and Italy.
Exports increased 38 times from 2000 to 2022.
18th in Türkiye with $1,57 billion imports in 2022
Konya imports from 118 countries in 2022.
The share of manufacturing industry import in total imports is 81,2%.
Top 5 import countries: China, Russian Fedaration, Ukraine, Germany, Italy.
Konya's foreign trade surplus is approximately 1.7 billion dollars. It is the 4th province with the highest foreign trade surplus. The ratio of exports to imports is 208%.
Konya has a foreign trade surplus to 23 EU countries, including Germany, Belgium, France, Spain and Italy, as well as England and the USA.
5 countries with the highest foreign trade surplus: Iraq, Germany, USA, Poland, Israel.
5 countries with the highest foreign trade deficit: China, Ukraine, South Korea, Taiwan, and India.
In 2022, 523 investment incentive certificates were issued in Konya and it ranks 5th in Türkiye.
In 2022, the fixed investment amount specified within the scope of investment incentive certificates in Konya in 2022 is approximately 15.1 billion TL, and it ranks 13th in Türkiye with this amount. Konya's share in Türkiye in the specified fixed investment amount is 2.5%.
In 2022, the number of employment specified within the scope of investment incentive certificates in Konya is 5,176 people, and it ranks 23rd in Türkiye with this figure.
7 firms in the “Türkiye’s Top 500 Industrial Enterprises” (2021)
15 firms in “Türkiye’s 2nd Top 500 Industrial Enterprises” (2021)
As of the end of 2022, there are 517 companies with foreign capital from 63 countries in Konya. Konya's share in Türkiye is 6.5 per thousand.
Syria with 144 companies is the country with the highest number of foreign capital companies in Konya. Its share in the total is 27.9%.
The 2nd country with the highest number of foreign capital companies is Germany with 41 companies; The 3rd country is Iraq with 38 companies.
The number of companies with foreign capital investing in 2022 is 70
Konya has a developed industrial infrastructure with 11 organized industrial zones and 2 technology development zones.
With 4.544 trademark registrations in 2022 6th in Türkiye.
With 84 patents in 2022 7th in Türkiye.
With 150 utility model registrations in 2022 5th in Türkiye.
With 2.104 design registrations in 2022 7th in Türkiye.
47,3% employment rate (Konya-Karaman region)
51,1% labor force participation rate (Konya-Karaman region)