Champs received the champions' awards from Prime Minister Yıldırım in TIM's Gallup Poll for "Turkey's 500 Great Service Exporters"
Turkey's service exports champions were awarded within the scope of the "Turkey's 500 Great Service Exporters" survey held for the first time this year. Potential of the service sector was revealed in the organization joined by Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım with 10 ministers.
Mehmet Büyükekşi stated that they aimed to reach the goal of 150 billion dollar service exports in 2023, added “500 companies being subject to research, in 2015 totaled $ 18.5 billion in services exports. This figure corresponds to 40 percent of our country's service exports”.
In the award ceremony 11 companies were awarded as first three place companies, as well as companies that received the top 10 rankings in Turkey's service exports also awarded. Ay Sanat Prodüksiyon ve Yapım and Taleworlds Entertaintment considered worthy for TIM Special Award, while the International Transport Association (UND) received a plaque of appreciation for its contribution to the research.
Mehmet Büyükekşi said that after the support provided by the government, they declared the year of 2017 as "Breakthrough Year of Exports".
Champs have received the champions' awards in the "Turkey's 500 Great Service Exporters" research conducted for the first time this year with the contribution of the Ministry of Economy by Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM). Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım presented the awards of the companies that received the first 10 rankings in Turkey in the night where 33 companies were awarded the first three places in 11 sectors. In the award ceremony Ay Sanat Prodüksiyon considered worthy for TİM Special Award for their success of tv series such as Karadayı, Ezel, Aşk-ı Memnu in Middle East and neighboring countries and Taleworlds Entertainment with his special game bringing sound in the world. The International Transport Association (UND) received a plaque of appreciation for its contribution to the research.
THY ranked in first place…
“While Turkish Airlines Corporation takes the first row “Turkey's 500 largest service exporters 'survey” followed by Pegasus Air Transport Inc., Çalık Energy Industry and Trade Inc., Sun Ekspress, Gap Construction and Trade Inc., Atlas Global, Yapı Merkezi Construction and Industry Inc., Netlog Logistic Group, Odeon Tourism Enterprises Inc., Taha Cargo Foreign Trade Inc respectively.
Exports of $ 18.5 billion from firms subject to research
Speaking at the opening ceremony of the award ceremony, TİM Chairman Mehmet Büyükekşi stated that the purpose of the research is to achieve the goal of 150 billion dollar service exports in 2023, saying: “Over the last 10 years, global service exports have doubled to 4.9 trillion dollars. Our country's total service exports in 2015 is 46.3 billion dollars. I would like to add that we are net service exporters by having surplus $ 24 billion in 2015. Especially in tourism, transportation and construction services we export more. 500 companies surveyed in 2015 realized total service exports of $ 18.5 billion. This figure corresponds to 40 percent of our country's service exports”
“Our companies worldwide have undertaken $ 333 billion projects”
Mehmet Büyükekşi saying that Turkish companies in this area entered the markets and ranked world-wide front position, continued as follows: “We have very good examples of exporting services in our country. Taleworlds was a 30th among the top 100 games of all time with a game developed by a software company. On the other hand, Turkey ranks second after China with 43 firms among the world's top 250 international contracting firms. So far, our companies have undertaken a $ 333 billion project worldwide. Our source of pride THY has been selected as the best airline company in Europe for the 6th time in the past year. THY, which is the second largest airline in terms of passenger numbers in Europe, is the country that earns the highest amount of foreign exchange with its 7.6 billion dollar service exports.”
Prime Minister Yıldırım to praise the exporters
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım in his speech said that service works is a “common sense” after giving the awards to the champions of service exports, and continued “We should improve making money with “mind grease”. This is the way to develop. Mind remains in forefront of all. We present our gratitude on behalf of our government and nation to exporters who are promoting our country all over the world. I wish success to be a perpetual”.
Zeybekci: “Government grant to continue”
Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekçi stated that they will continue their support for the goods and services sectors and said: “We should not be satisfied with 150 billion commodity export we should lead to success. We have to change the method for this. We want to achieve a significant success in 2017. We started a mobilization for this. Service trade will also be paved the way. All our efforts are done one by one. We acted for growth based on exports. We have doubled the support for fairs with the instruction of our Prime Minister. We have also tripled export support.”
The ministers attending the ceremony gave awards to the graduates
In the scope of survey “Turkey's 500 Great Service Exporters" realized with the home ownership of TİM and with the support of Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekçi the champions of service exports in 11 different sectors were awarded. Export champs revealing sector's potential presented their award by Deputy Prime Minister Nurettin Canikli, Mehmet Şimşek, Veysi Kaynak, Minister of Family and Social Policy Fatma Betül Sayan Kaya, Minister of Science, Industry and Technology Faruk Özlü, Minister of Economy Nihat Zeybekci, Minister of Youth and Sports Akif Çağatay Kılıç, Minister of Customs and Trade Bülent Tüfenkçi, Minister of Culture and Tourism Nabi Avcı, Health Minister Recep Akdağ.
Top 10 institutions in service exports
- Türk Hava Yolları Anonim Ortaklığı,
- Pegasus Hava Taşımacılığı A.Ş,
- Çalık Enerji Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş,
- Sun Ekspress,
- GAP İnşaat Yatırım ve Ticaret A.Ş.
- Atlas Global,
- Yapı Merkezi İnşaat ve Sanayi A.Ş.,
- Netlog Lojistik Grubu,
- Odeon Turizm İşletmeciliği A.Ş,
- Taha Kargo Dış Ticaret A.Ş
“Establishments in the top three in the "500 Great Exporters of Turkey" survey:
1-Eğitim Hizmetleri : Bahçeşehir Üniversitesi, İstanbul Aydın Üniversitesi, İstanbul Kemerburgaz Üniversitesi
2- Görsel-İşitsel Hizmetler: Doğan TV Haber ve Görsel Yayıncılık A.Ş, Digitürk Krea İçerik Hizmetleri ve Prodüksiyon A.Ş, Global Telif Hakları Yap. Tic. A.Ş.
3-Bilişim Hizmetleri: Netaş Telekomünikasyon A.Ş., Ekin Teknoloji Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. P.I Works TR Bilişim Hizmetleri Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş..
4- İletişim Hizmetleri: Türksat Uydu Haberleşme Kablo TV ve İşletme A.Ş, Millenicom Telekominikasyon Hizmetleri A.Ş, Türknet İletişim Hizmetleri A.Ş. aldı.
5- Mühendislik Hizmetleri: Ford Otomotiv Sanayi A.Ş, Türk Hava Yolları Teknik A.Ş, Aselsan A.Ş..
6- Müteahhitlik Hizmetleri: Çalık Enerji Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş, GAP İnşaat Yatırım ve Dış Tic. A.Ş, Yapı Merkezi İnşaat ve Sanayi A.Ş.
7- Teknik Müşavirlik Hizmetleri: Yüksel Proje Uluslararası A.Ş, Temelsu Uluslararası Mühendislik Hizmetleri A.Ş, Ural Mühendislik A.Ş.
8-Sağlık Hizmetleri : Acıbadem Sağlık Grubu A.Ş, Medical Park Mlp. Sağlık Hizmetleri A.Ş, Johns Hopkins Anadolu Eğitim ve Sosyal Yardım Vakfı Sağlık Tesisleri.
9- Turizm Hizmetleri : Odeon Turizm İşletmeciliği A.Ş, Kilit Global Turizm Seyahat Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş, Antalya Pegas Otelcilik Limited Şirketi.
10- Eşya Taşımacılığı ve lojistik Hizmetler: Netlog Lojistik Grubu A.Ş, Taha Kargo Dış Ticaret A.Ş, Ekol Lojistik A.Ş.
11- Yolcu Taşımacılığı Hizmetleri : Türk Hava Yolları Anonim Ortaklığı A.Ş, Pegasus Hava Taşımacılığı A.Ş, Sun Ekspres Havacılık A.Ş.