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Exporters have made an expedition to China

​Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) continues its efforts to ensure that Turkish exporters get more share in the Chinese market. Within this scope, an organization has been initiated for national participation to China International Import Expo (CIIE), the world's largest import expo, under the coordination of TİM. Having opened its doors to visitors on November 5, the expo is hosting 59 Turkish companies and 5 institutions promoting their products in various sectors ranging from food to cosmetics and from medical to textile, while participants are showing great interest to the shows and events held at the Turkish booth area.

TİM WOMEN'S COUNCIL IN NETHERLANDS

Turkey Exporters Council is continuing its endeavors to help women entrepreneurs willing to set sail to new markets. TİM Women's Council members visited the Netherlands in between 9-12 October in this context.

EXPEDIENT LOANS TO EXPORTERS WITH THE COLLABORATION OF TİM AND ING TURKEY

The loan package introduced to exporters by ING Turkey and TİM collaboration was revised. Under the new protocol, TİM members will benefit from the Euro based 1 year term loans with a 2.50% interest and 1.85% fixed interest rates in revolving credits.

EXPORTS CONTINUED TO SPEED UP IN AUGUST

Export figures for August were announced in Sivas where the foundations of the Republic of Turkey were laid. Turkey's exports showed an increase of 1.7 percent in August and reached USD 13 billion 150 million.

Best July Turkish Export History

Turkish Exporters Assembly, with the participation of Minister of Trade Mrs. Ruhsar Pekcan, announced July 2019 export data during the 4th of its Regional Councils - Turkish Exporters Assembly TİM Aegean Council in Izmir.

TİM Chairman Gülle: “We exported more in less business days”

After the record breaking in consecutive months on export, the 9-day holiday of Ramadan was decisive in June export. Turkish Exporters Assembly, together with the Ministry of Trade, announced the figures of export in June. According to the General Trading System export decreased by 14.9 percent and was 11 billion 597 million dollars and according to the Special Trade System, export decreased by 14.2 percent and was 11 billion 89 million dollars. TİM Chairman Ismail Gülle said “ In June, due to the 9- day-long holiday, we have exported in a higher daily performance.”

TIM Chairman Gülle: “OUR COUNTRY IS GROWING WITH OUR FACE FLUX EXPORT IN THE WORLD ARENA”

Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM), held its 26th Annual General Assembly and award ceremony of export champions in 2018 was held. President Erdogan and many ministers, TİM council members, union presidents and representatives of non-governmental organizations attended the Annual General Assembly. The top 10 export companies were awarded.

Turkish Exporters Assembly announced survey's results of Turkey's Top 1000 Exporters in 2018

Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM) has gathered for its 26th Ordinary General Assembly and held the awards ceremony for export champions of 2018. Speaking at the ceremony held with the participation of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, TIM President İsmail Gülle said: “In 2018, our firms, which entered the top 1000 list, increased their export volumes to $102.8 billion, with an increase of 11 percent compared to the previous year, that is 1.5 times the increase in global trade. Our country, Turkey is growing and will grow with the fuel of our exports which are our pride in the global arena. From now on our vision is ‘Turkey in the Information Competition.”

OUR EXPORT PERFORMANCE IN MARCH WAS PLEASING

TİM Chairman İsmail Gülle Evaluated the Export figures in March 2019: “Monthly export records will continue to support our national growth, welfare and employment. As we announced this year will the Year of Sustainability and Reform in our Exports.”

TİM CHAIRMAN GULLE: “OUR AIM IS TO BREAK A NEW RECORD EACH MONTH”

Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) announced February 2019 export data together with the Minister of Trade, Ms. Ruhsar Pekcan and the TİM Women's Council during a press conference held in Ankara.

TURKISH EXPORTERS PREPARE FOR LANDING IN CHINA

That amount of cooperation agreements held at the fair which they attended with 38 companies last year was $ 620 million. 

It's time for an UPPER LEAGUE WITH EXPORTERS

The second of Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) Delegates Workshop was held in Istanbul. Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak, Minister of Trade Ruhsar Pekcan and 450 delegates representing 83 thousand exporters of TİM from different regions of Turkey's attended to workshop.

Exports meet Football with TİM-TFF Cooperation

Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM), launched a new campaign with Turkish Football Federation (TFF) in order to bring football and exports, the driving force of Turkish economy, together.

TİM Revealed the “Export 2019 Report”

Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) revealed “Export 2019 Report” which reflects TİM's new vision and roadmap for the year 2019.

THE EXPORT GAME” WILL BOOST “THE FIRST STEP INTO EXPORTS CAMPAIGN

Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM), has declared the year 2019 as the year of “the First Step into Exports”. With the first step program, which will be organized in all the provinces of Turkey, entrepreneurs from all ages will be able to benefit from the trainings, seminars and the interactive “export game”.

TIM LAUNCHED “ZERO WASTE IN EXPORTS” CAMPAIGN

TİM Women Council, carried the “Zero Waste Project”, which is held under the auspices of the First Lady Emine Erdoğan, into the exports sector.

GOVERNOR OF ISTANBUL YERLİKAYA PAID A VISIT TO TİM CHAIRMAN GÜLLE

Governor of İstanbul, Ali Yerlikaya paid a courtesy visit to the Chairman of Turkey Exporters Assembly, İsmail Gülle.

TİM CHAIRMAN GÜLLE: 3.1 BILLION DOLLAR PROGRAMME IS CRUCIAL FOR EXPORT TARGETS

Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) Chairman İsmail Gülle, commented on the export subsidy announced by the Minister of Trade, Ruhsar Pekcan.

TİM CHAİRMAN GÜLLE: STABILIZATION PROCESS IS BEING MANAGED PROPERLY

The Chairman of Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM), İsmail Gülle said, “I consider the SME loan package, which was announced today, as a sign of a new act of the balancing of the economy. I would like to congratulate the Minister of Treasury and Finance, Mr. Berat Albayrak for managing the economic stabilization process successfully.”

CHAIRMAN GULLE: Exports Will Sustain Its Successful Increase With Innovations In 2019

Our chairman İsmail Gülle evaluated the annual export figures and shared TİM's plans for the upcoming year

TİM SIGNS JOINT PROTOCOL WITH TEB

Completing 2018 with a record-breaking export figure of 168 billion dollars, in 2019 the main contributor to Turkey's economy will be exports once again.

2019 WILL BE THE YEAR OF SUSTAINABILITY AND INNOVATION

Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) Chairman İsmail Gülle assessed the year 2018, and announced the forecasts and the agenda for 2019. The Chairman said; “In the shadow of a global trade war, we spent a difficult year in 2018.

AWARD TO SERVICE EXPORT CHAMPIONS

Awards for Turkey's 500 Top Service Exporters found their owners in the ceremony, organized by TİM with the participation of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Minister of Treasury and Finance Dr. Berat Albayrak, Minister of Trade Ruhsar Pekcan, Minister of Family, Labor and Social Services Zehra Zümrüt Selçuk, Minister of Culture and Tourism Mehmet Nuri Ersoy, Minister of Industry and Technology Mustafa Varank and Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure Mehmet Cahit Turhan. Turkish Airlines (THY), SunExpress and Pegasus became the first three service-exporting companies across Turkey. İsmail Gülle, who made a speech in the ceremony, said “Our goal is ‘Turkey with foreign trade surplus' and we are moving forward with this goal. In this sense, in the export of both goods and services and in this sense, in the export of both good and services, we are moving forward with this goal. In this period, which we are moving at the level of 200 billion dollars in exports, we attach a special importance to service exports in our strategies for the future.

TİM CHAIRMAN GÜLLE: THE REAL EXPERT OF EXPORT IS TİM

Board Meeting of TİM was held in İstanbul with the participation of Mrs. Pekcan, the Minister of Trade. In the meeting, TİM Chairman Gülle said “In our country, as it is today, the necessary infrastructure will be created for a much larger export jump in the coming period. We also believe that we will take our exports to much better points with the support of our Minister. The real expert of export is TİM. Our goal is clear: Turkey with foreign Trade surplus."

Prof. Dr. Kerem Alkin, who was assigned to the position of Secretary General of TİM, took office

Prof. Dr. Kerem Alkin, who was assigned to the position of Secretary General of TİM, took office

PRESIDENT ERDOĞAN: WE ARE DETERMINED TO ESTABLISH AN INDUSTRIAL ECOSYSTEM

Under the auspices of President Erdoğan, “Turkish Defense Industry Summit” was held at the Beştepe Nation Congress and Culture Center. TİM Chairman Gülle, who made a speech in the Summit, evaluated that he exports made in the defence industry will be one of the most important supports for Turkey to reach its export target and said “The level that our defence industry reached in the last 15 years is one of the greatest indicators of our success as the country in the move of national and domestic industry.”

TİM CHAIRMAN GÜLLE: WE WILL TAKE FIRM STEPS TO OUR “TURKEY WITH FOREIGN TRADE SURPLUS” GOAL

TİM President İsmail Gülle and the new TİM Secretary General Prof. Dr. Kerem Alkin met the economic directors of the newspapers and shared the objectives of the new era. TİM Chairman Gülle said “We will take firm steps to our “Turkey with foreign trade surplus” goal.

TURKEY'S EXPORTS REACH ALL-TIME HIGH FOR NOVEMBER

Turkey Exporters' Assembly (TIM) Chairman Ismail Gülle said, "We realized the highest monthly export in history in October. This time we are happy that we reached the highest November export of all the times. We are moving with our intensive efforts of our exporters to ensure end of year goal of 170 billions of dollar. While we carry the exports to new records, Mr. President has given us the good news that we will enter into a strong investment phase in 2019 by launching a new investment and employment campaign. We will also support the mobilization of employment as exporters and focus more on production and export.”

New Era of Turkish-Russian Relations: Our exporters' visit to Russia

Turkey-Russia Business Forum and bilateral business negotiations, which is under the coordination of the Ministry of Trade and TIM organization, held in the capital of Russia Federation, Moscow on November 11-13, 2018.

EXPORT FIGURES BROKE ALL TIME RECORD IN MONTHLY BASIS IN OCTOBER

In October, exports increased by 13.1 percent compared to the same month of the previous year and rose 15.7 billion dollars. Thus, Turkey broke the highest monthly export record in its history.

ISTANBUL NEW AIRPORT SET TO BOOST TURKISH EXPORTS

The Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM) today initiated a global campaign to announce the grand opening of Istanbul New Airport. Opening on 29th October 2018, housing 1.6m square metres of logistics space and with 5.5m tonnes of cargo capacity, the new airport is aiming to become the new global hub for exports.

PRESIDENT ERDOĞAN RECEIVED TİM CHAIRMAN GÜLLE AND HIS DELEGATION

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan recieved TİM Chairman İsmail Gülle and accompanying delegation in Çankaya Palace. In the meeting, the steps that will be taken for increasing export, which has a critical importance to break the economic traps set for Turkey through the exchange rates were discussed.

440 DELEGATES CAME TOGETHER FOR THE FIRST TIME IN İSTANBUL TO OVERCOME THE OBSTACLES IN EXPORTS

Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TIM) Delegates' Workshop was held this year for the first time in Istanbul. Vice President of Turkey Mr. Fuat Oktay, Trade Minister of Turkey Mrs. Ruhsar Pekcan and and 440 delegates representing 71,000 exporters, attended the workshop, hosted by TİM Chairman Mr. İsmail Gülle. In the workshop where there was a wide participation, the problems and suggestions of the exporters were discussed.

TRADE DIPLOMACY IN CAPPADOCIA FROM TIM TO AMBASSADORS

Chairman of the Turkish Exporters Assembly, İsmail Gülle hosted the 5th TİM Ambassadors Gathering in Cappadocia with the participation of ambassadors, mission chiefs, bureaucrats from 76 countries including the EU Turkey Delegation. With the highest participation rate ever, during the organization the participants have been informed about the latest developments concerning exports, Turkey's economy and TİM's activities. In addition, participants also had the chance to visit the historical and touristic places of Cappadocia.

TIM and TEB Brought Together the Best Entrepreneurs of Turkey in İstanbul

Successful entrepreneurs of TIM - TEB Global House which was actualized by Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM) in partnership with Turkish Economy Bank (TEB) in order to contribute to the entrepreneurship ecosystem, technological development and export volume of Turkey, were awarded.

THE WOMEN'S COUNCIL HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED

Turkey Exporters Assembly (TIM) has established "TIM Women's Council" in order to increase the number of women exporters. Chairman Of TIM İsmail Gülle said “We reach our national targets much faster by increasing our exports in a continuous and permanent manner with the support of women. With our new council, we aim to solve the problems encountered by women exporters in the business world. We also aim to carry out their projects more effectively. Together with this council, we declare mobilization for exports.

THE CONFIDENCE IN TURKEY AND FUTURE OF THE TURKISH ECONOMY HAS CONTINUED

TIM Chairman Ismail Gülle commented on the the syndicated loan renewed by Turk Eximbank from an international consortium which is under the coordination of Mizuho Bank. “In recent months, the contribution of the loans obtained from abroad has been great effect of our exports. We renewed our loan by 8.5% this year. So we created an additional monetary resource. This loan is the most important indicator of continued confidence in Turkey, the future of Turkish economy and Turk Eximbank.”

Highest Increase in Exports of the Last 13 Months

Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) announced export figures of September with a press release which held in Antalya. Exports increased by 22,6% in September compared to the same month last year and reached 14.5 billion dollars; breaking the monthly export record for September. Also this month, the highest increase in exports of the last 13 months was experienced. Exports grew by 7 percent to 123,1 billion dollars in the first 9 months of the year and exports in the last 12 months increased by 7,6 percent to 165,1 billion dollars.

EXPORTERS STRIKE THE GONG IN ISTANBUL STOCK EXCHANGE

GULLE stated that they have created TIM Export Index with BIST in order to show the success performance of exporting companies and gave information about the certain conditions for being listed in this index.

The Route: Philippines

“The Route” event organized by Turkish Exporter's Assembly (TIM) for the 15th time this year. The event focused on Philippines, one of the South-East Asian Countries. Chairman of TIM Mr. İsmail GÜLLE said the followings during his opening speech: “There is a change and transformation process in the world. Trade wars between the USA and PRC putting the international trade in a tough atmosphere. As Turkey, we always supported free trade which created a win win situation in our bilateral trade relations.”

Major Contribution of Net Exports to GDP Growth

“Turkish economy grew by 5.2% in the second quarter of this year compared to the same quarter last year. Thanks to the increase in private investments and the acceleration in the tourism sector, as it was expected, net exports contributed by 1 point to the growth. The share of exports in quarterly GDP was 22.5 percent.”

TİM'S ANKARA CONTACTS CONTINUE WE WILL INCREASE OUR SUPPORT TO EXPORTERS

Chairman of Turkish Exporters' Assembly and Members of Board of Directors continue their visits in Ankara in order to conduct their work in harmony with the Government, have an exchange of ideas and congratulate the new cabinet with their new positions.

14TH CONTACT OFFICE OF EXIMBANK CAME INTO SERVICE IN ERZURUM. NUMBER OF EXPORTERS IN EAST AND SOUTHEAST WILL INCREASE.

Chairman of TİM İsmail Gülle said “With the support provided, the companies in the region are expected to export. Our exporters in the region will no longer have a financial difficulty. Whether they are in İstanbul or Anatolia, whether they are SME or big companies, our exporters share the common problem: finance.”

InoSuit - Innovation Focused Mentorship Program Knowledge and Experience Sharing Gathering was Held at TİM

One of the prominent examples of university - industry cooperation, InoSuit - Innovation Focused Mentorship Program 2017 November 3rd Quarter Knowledge and Experience Sharing Meeting took place at TİM.

Exports Reached $ 12,4 Billion Despite The Holiday

The Sacrificing festival covered 9 days of work from August. As a result our exports has diminished 6,5% comparing to the same month last year, with the total value of 12,4 billion dollars. Our 8 month figures reached 108,7 billion dollars and the total value of the last 12 months is 162,4 billion dollars.

PERU, ENTRANCE GATE OF SOUTH AMERICA, HAS GREAT POTENTIAL FOR TURKISH EXPORTERS

“The Route” event organized by Turkish Exporter's Assembly (TIM) for the 14th time this year, focused on Peru. Chairman of TIM Mr. İsmail GÜLLE said the followings during his opening speech: “There is a change and transformation process in the world. Free trade agreements are canceled, new barriers are put in front and trade wars are started by increasing taxes. In trade bilateral benefit is important. So unilateral measures will always damage international trade. Peru is a growing market for Turkish exporters and has an important economic potential in this sense. Turkey and Peru carry good advantages on their bilateral trade.”

TİM delegation continued his contacts in Ankara

The TİM delegation headed by TİM President İsmail Gülle continued his contacts in Ankara

THE FIRST ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING OF THE MINISTRY OF TRADE WAS HELD WITH GÜLLE'S PARTICIPATION

Following the Advisory Committee Meeting of the Ministry of Trade, which TİM President İsmail Gülle also attended, the emphasis was on unity and solidarity in the economy.

TURKISH EXPORTERS' ASSEMBLY HAS PUT ITS FUNDS INTO USE OF EXPORTERS: THE SOURCE IS FROM TİM, THE CREDIT IS FROM EXIMBANK

İsmail Gülle, the President of TİM, said “Everybody knows that there is no economic reason behind the rise of the exchange rate. They are attacking our economy completely for political reasons. Day is the day of unity. The funds we give will return to our exporters 10 times more.”

TIM CHAIRMAN İSMAİL GÜLLE HAS ASKED SUPPORT FROM AMBASSADORS FOR EXPORTERS: SHOW THE WAY TO EXPORTERS AND WE REACH THE GOAL TOGETHER

Turkish ambassadors from various countries of the world who gathered in Ankara for 10th Ambassadors Conference organized by Ministry of Foreign Affairs met with exporters in a working dinner held by Turkey Exporters Assembly (TIM) and Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK).

Latest Destination of Exporters: Cameroon

Turkish Exporters Assembly organized a trade delegation with the coordination of Ministry of Trade in Douala, Cameroon. Cameroonian business people, payed a promising attention to the B2B sessions.

The first step against the rising exchange rates came from TIM. Gulle: We are ready to allocate the funds that we have to Eximbank

İsmail Gulle, the President of TİM, said that they have decided to activate the resources that TIM and exporters' associations have for exporters not to be negatively affected by the speculative fluctuations of currency exchange rates.

Exports Will Soar with the 100-Day Action Plan

Chairman of Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM), İsmail Gülle, evaluated the 100-day action plan announced by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

TİM Chairman Gülle: US sanctions are unacceptable

Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) Chairman Ismail Gülle, evaluated the sanctions imposed by the United States.

Joint Announcement, Record Breaking Export

Ministry of Trade, which was formed by merging the Ministry of Customs and Trade and the Ministry of Economy, joined forces with Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) in announcing the preliminary export figures.

Intensive interest to exporters in Nigeria

Turkey-Nigeria Business Forum and bilateral business negotiations, which is under the coordination of the Ministry of Trade and TIM organization, held in the commercial capital of Nigeria, Lagos on August 2, 2018.

TİM CHAIRMAN: “EXPORT OUR WAY OUT”

Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) Chairman, İsmail Gülle, evaluated the announced CBRT Balance of Payments. According to data, current account deficit reached $27.7 billion in the first five months of the year. Gülle stated that; "The current account deficit is one of the major problems of our country.

TİM DELEGATION VISITS NEW CABINET

The Chairman of TİM İsmail Gülle and TİM Delegation, following the announcement of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's first cabinet of the new system met with the new cabinet in Ankara.

Board of Directors Have Been Elected

Newly elected Sectors Council of Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TİM), held its first meeting today after the General Assembly on June 30th.

TİM Chairman: With the New Cabinet, We Are Closer to 2023 Targets

Gülle stated that; “Under the leadership of President Erdoğan, the new government that will carry Turkey to 2023 targets, is now certain. With the new system, bureaucracy will be reduced and the decision-making mechanisms will act more effectively.”

İnoSuit Knowledge and Experience Sharing Session in Bursa

İnoSuit Knowledge and Experience Sharing Session hosted by Uludağ Exporters' Associations was organized by Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TİM) and with the participation of nearly 100 firms and mentors.

There are No Winners in a Trade War

Gülle said that: “The decision which came into force on Friday evening, put an additional 25 percent tax on 818 products imported by the US. This decision will affect not just these two countries but the welfare of whole world.”

InoSuit - Innovation Focused Mentorship Program Knowledge and Experience Sharing Gathering was Held at TİM

InoSuit - Innovation Focused Mentorship Program Knowledge and Experience Sharing Gathering was Held at TİM

EXPORTS CONTINUED TO RISE IN ITS 20th CONSECUTIVE MONTH

In June, automotive was the leading sector with $2.5 billion dollars. The sector's exports increased by 1.9% compared to the same month of the previous year. Automotive was followed by chemicals with $1.42 billion, apparel with $1.36 billion.

THE NEW CHAIRMAN OF EXPORTERS IS İSMAİL GÜLLE

Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TIM) 25th General Assembly where 3 candidates competed, İsmail Gülle has been elected as a new chairman with 149 votes of the 398 delegates. The new chairman, Gülle said, "From now on, I will use this job in your best interest. Chair will shrink, services will grow ". Also 27 chairman of the sector councils have been elected at the General Assembly.

10 NEW DEMANDS FROM EXPORTS

TİM Chairman Mehmet Büyükekşi thanked the Government for supports such as green passport, Eximbank support and project based incentive system, which were given to the exporters so far and he said, "However, our expectations have not finished. As exporters we have 10 new demands from our government.

ANNIVERSARY of EPIC of 15th JULY

Board of directors of Turkish Exporters Assembly, Sectorial Leaders and Heads of Associations has met for the commemorative ceremony of “15th July Democracy and National Unity Day”.

Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM) announced survey's results of Turkey's Top 1000 Exporters in 2018

The champions league ranking was announced in 2018 with record-breaking exports. According to the study of  "Turkey's Top 1000 Export 2018", the top 1000 companies realized a total of 102.8 billion dollars of exports increased by 10.5 billion compared to the previous year. These companies are the biggest indicator that Turkey's exports to be spread throughout the operating in 50 provinces. The automotive sector continued its leadership, Ford Otomotiv was the leader of Turkey's export. The second place was Toyota and Tofaş was third.

USD 500 million worth JEWELRY INDUSTRY MEETS IN ISTANBUL

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), considered to be the G20 of jewelry industry, holds its Gems and Jewellery Association Conference in Istanbul for the first time.
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