Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) has launched a logistics portal that will serve as a digital bridge between the exporter and the transportation sector, which flies the Turkish flag all around the world. With turkiyelojistikportali.com, the export family will deliver its products to all around the world with the most suitable tool, at the most convenient time, at the most affordable costs. Thanks to the portal, which aims to bring a national solution to the global logistics problem, exporters will both get new alternatives in product delivery planning and benefit from more affordable prices. The logistics sector, on the other hand, will have the opportunity to use its inert capacity; at the same time, it will have the opportunity to do business with exporters from different sectors. The Türkiye Logistics Portal will also help vehicles carrying exported goods find a return load.
Applications for the InovaTİM Innovation Competition organized by the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) with the support of Turkish Machinery for university students have started. In the competition rewarded 300 thousand TL, students are expected to produce innovative projects in the main categories of "Nature Conservation", "Artificial Intelligence" and "Future Forecasting", "Sustainability". The deadline for applying for the competition is November 30, 2021.
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) and Eximbank established the Export Development Joint Stock Company (IGE, İhracatı Geliştirme Anonim Şirketi) to facilitate exporters' access to financing and contribute to the solution of credit bail problems. Thus, the Turkish exporter, which is the field workers of economy and trade diplomacy, will export without worrying about financing, knowing that they will be supported by a very large ecosystem. Commenting on the issue, TİM Chairman İsmail Gülle said, "In the pandemic process, we have made our country an important supply base in the world. Therefore, there has been a significant increase in the capacity utilization rate of our country. In the future, we need to meet the world supply. This will only be possible with new investments. The Export Development Joint Stock Company (IGE, İhracatı Geliştirme A.Ş.) we have established will provide financial support to exporter companies, especially SMEs, for the realization of new investments. Thanks to our company, which is established as a fund, our exporters will be able to access the credit directly with a system that will be formed with the bail of TİM without guarantee; will be able to use a huge volume of credit. Export Development JSC will be an important driving force for our $300 billion export target."
Türkiye Promotion Group (TTG), which operates within the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) to increase the worldwide awareness of Turkish export products and sectors, has collaborated with BBC World News. As part of this collaboration, BBC World News has produced 3 documentary productions on Textile&Jewelry, Food&Agriculture, and Innovation&Technology. Türkiye's export products will be introduced through the films to the BBC's nearly 1 billion viewers on 4 continents.
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) has started physical trade delegations that cannot be done due to the pandemic while continuing the Virtual Trade Delegation programs it has established to reduce the effects of Covid-19 on export. TİM organized its first physical trade delegation to sister country Azerbaijan after 19 months.
Annually TİM Delegates Meeting organized by the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM), the only umbrella organization of more than 100 thousand exporters that power Türkiye's economy, was held in Antalya. More than 600 exporters, including delegates representing TİM member exporters and TİM board members, attended the meeting, which was hosted by TİM Chairman İsmail Gülle. At the meeting, experts in their fields discussed the economy, 300 billion dollars export target, technology, global trade, developments in the world, health, and life for two days.
According to the September figures released by the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM), Türkiye has crossed a new historical threshold in export. The Turkish exporter, the field workers of economy and trade diplomacy of Türkiye, made history in September, exceeding $20 billion in a month for the first time. September export reached 20 billion 783 million dollars with an increase of 30 percent compared to the same month last year. This figure became also the highest monthly export figure in the history of the Republic. The Turkish exporter, who exported $161 billion with an increase of 36 percent in the first nine months of this year, with an export of $212.2 billion in the last 12 months, has achieved great success by exceeding its annual target of $211 billion.
While the Turkish exporters, the field workers of Türkiye's economy and trade diplomacy, raised their bar every month and set new records, Malatya has succeeded in exporting to 134 countries this year. Noting Malatya's strong performance in export, TİM Chairman İsmail Gülle said, "In the first eight months of 2021, our city's export amounted to $235.5 million, an increase of 32 percent compared to the same period last year. While our city exported to 134 countries this year, it performed very successfully, especially to the Middle East, Europe, and the USA. As expected, among the most exported products by Malatya, the capital of apricot, unprocessed dried apricot became first with $90 million. Our city, a global brand in apricot production and export, alone meets 70 percent of the global dried apricot supplies. Malatya is the 13th province that exports the furthest with an average export distance of 4 thousand 84 kilometers. This significant distance is up 15 percent from last year."
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) brought innovation together with young people at TEKNOFEST, the fourth Aviation, Space, and Technology Festival. Participants show great interest in workshops such as 3D Printer, Model Satellite, Sensor, Cloud, Wearable Technology, and Design Thinking, exhibited at the TİM stand at TEKNOFEST held in Istanbul Atatürk Airport.
In the Global Innovation Index, which measures the innovation performance of countries around the world and in which 132 countries compete, Türkiye rose 10 steps to 41st place and reached the best ranking in its history. In the 2021 report announced by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the Switzerland-based expert agency of the United Nations (UN); Türkiye re-entered the top 50 leagues with a 10-digit leap in the index this year, becoming the country with the largest increase among these countries. Among the 132 countries included in the index, Türkiye ranked 2nd among the countries that made the biggest leap.
Monthly and last-12-month figures are calculated according to the general trading system.
Weekly export figures do not include exports exempt from Exporters' Associations, warehouses and free zone exports.