Türkiye is ranked 13th among the largest economies in the world and second in its region in terms of purchasing power parity. Since 2002, Türkiye has tripled its Gross Domestic Product in US dollars. During the same period, exports have grown by x5 and imports by x2.5. Istanbul’s share of Türkiye’s exports is 50.6%, with a 54.6% share of imports.

Istanbul alone accounts for one third of Türkiye's total Gross Domestic Product at TRY 1.3 trillion. 

Istanbul Airport serves over 70 million international passengers annually and will soon have capacity for 225 million passengers.