About the Turkish jewellery market:
The Centre of Gravity
Turkey is the world’s: 2nd largest jewellery exporter
3rd largest jewellery producer
5th largest jewellery importer
Turkey produces 250 - 300 tons of gold jewellery products and exports for USD 1.7 billion annually. In fact, the sector has the processing capacity of 400 tons of gold, 300 tons of silver and USD 1.2 billion of diamonds, and employs 300,000 people. It also produces more than 200 tons of jewellery and exports half of the production worldwide.