Depending on the economic development in Turkey , cosmetics sector has also increased rapidly year by year. Looking for 5 years period Turkish Cosmetics Sector getting valuable nearly %10 growth. In 2011 due to the global financial crisis, a slight slowdown in export values of cosmetics sector was experienced with an export value of 795 million USD. However, a hopeful upturn was observed in recent months of the year, and from 2015 there has been an upward trend in export values of the sector with an average annual growth rate of 10%.
According to the sub- sectors export values, soaps and organic surface-active preparants remain top of the table with an export value of 497,7 million USD in 2014, accounting for 39% share in cosmetics sector export.