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. He said: We will surpass the 182 billion dollars target in merchandise exports this year. While sustaining the last year's success in exports, we will innovate new strategies for transit trade, digital transformation in exports, e-exports, and export of services. As TİM we determined that the year of 2019 will be a year of “Sustainability and Innovation” in exports.

He also evaluated the annual export figures. He underlined that: “Exports in December has reached 13,9 billion dollars with a 0,4 percent increase. Monthly figures in December also broke a record. On the other hand, our annual exports has reached 168,1 billion dollars. This is an all-time high in our history.”

TİM Chairman İsmail Gülle also spoke during the “Annual Foreign Trade Evaluation Conference” with Minister of Trade, Ruhsar Pekcan and reminded that: “We determined 2018 as it would be the year of Records at the end of 2017. We're so glad that we kept our promise and achieved all-time high annual exports this year. However we need to sustain this success and carry our exports in the upper league among the world. Therefore we will be focusing on exports of services, transit trade, digital transformation on exports and e-exports in 2019. I believe that our determination on sustaining the last year's success and adding innovative strategies, we will achieve our 2019 export targets, which is 182 billion.”