Measurement of the Competitiveness of the Manufacturing Industry: The Case of Turkey and the BRIC Countries


EGE ACADEMIC REVIEW, vol.16, no.4, pp.709-718, 2016 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Title of Journal : EGE ACADEMIC REVIEW
  • Page Numbers: pp.709-718


The concept of competitiveness show that share the world with goods and services trade a country. The concept of competitiveness not only for the country, it is available in firms and industries. In this study, the competitiveness of manufacturing industry in Turkey and BRIC countries have been analyzed. Revealed Comparative Advantage Index and Comparative Export Performance Index was used. Consequently, it was found to be high SITC 6, SITC 8 industry groups in Turkey's manufacturing competitiveness. Also, it was found Turkey, Brazil, Russia and India in the face of high competitiveness of the manufacturing industry but to be low across China.