We are concluding 2016 with a slowing global trade and a turbulent world economy. Throughout the year, we faced an abundant number of economic, political and social events which laid all predictions to waste.
OECD's Global Economic Outlook Report has been published this month.
The world economy has started 2017 rather hectic. Statements made and decrees issued since Donald Trump assumed the seat of presidency, are being watched carefully and anxiously by the whole world.
World trade has contracted by %3,2 in 2016, but has been steadily increasing since last November. World trade has witnessed a 8,8% increase in the first 5 months of 2017.
World Trade Organization released foreign trade data of 65 countries whose share constitute around 90 per cent of all trade done in March.
International organizations are continuing with their forecast revisions following the announcement of Turkey's 2017 Q2 growth data.
As Turkish Exporters' Assembly, the representative of 67 thousand exporters, who employs more than 3.1 million people, we will continue to guide our exporters towards the future.
Turkish economy and especially foreign trade has begun to recover and continue to increase our share of world trade until the end of the year.
Turkey is getting better day by day and which shows us that we were right on the spot in declaring 2017 as the “Breakthrough Year” in our exports.
As Turkish Exporters' Assembly, our main target is to increase our export performance exponentially and sustainably.