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.
According to the provisional export data, Turkey's exports broke the July month's record with 16 billion dollars with an increase of 8.3% on a year over year basis. İsmail Gülle, the Chairman of TİM, said that “We broke export record for the month of July in Turkey's history by improving the last year's record. Our main priority is reaching 182 billion dollars at the end of 2019 and 226.6 billion dollars in 2023”
Chairman İsmail Gülle also mentioned about the details of export statistics in July. Turkey's exports raised more than 50 percent in July in 54 countries. Also 39.043 firms exported in July whereas 1.460 of them exported for the first time. New exporters generally exported their products to Germany, Iraq, Iran and Georgia. Exports with Turkish Lira increased by %45 and reached 5.7 billion TL in July.
TİM Chairman also spoke about İzmir's export success. Turkish companies exported to 223 different countries and regions in July, while companies from Izmir exported to 193 different countries and regions. This data shows us İzmir's success on market diversification.