SME Definition in Turkey

Type

Employees

Revenue 
(Million TL)

Net Sales 
(Million TL)

Micro

<10

≤3

≤3

Small

<50

≤25

≤25

Medium

<250

≤125

≤125

SME Statistics

Type

Number

Total Enterprises

3.652.521

 

Total SME

3.645.469

 

 

Number

Percentage (In SMEs)

Micro

3.420.580

93,65 %

Small

193.304

5,29 %

Medium

32.585

0,89 %

 

The share of SMEs in economy

Total enterprises

%99,83

Total employment

%72,7

Total value added

%50,6

Total sales

%61,7

Total investments

%58,3

Total exports

%55,1

R&D expenditures

%35,3

Plans and Programs

  KOSGEB Strategic Plan
  Turkish Entrepreneurship Strategyand Action Plan (GİSEP)
  SME Strategy and Action Plan


SME Strategy and Action Plan (KSEP) 2015-2018
  The overall purpose of 2015-2018 SSAP:
      increasing the competitive strength of SMEs in international levels and
      increasing the contribution of SMEs in the economic growth of our country”.

  5 strategic areas have been identified:
     1. Competitive strength
     2. Internationalisation
     3. Business and investment partnership
     4. R&D and Innovation capacity
     5. Finance