Star Exporters Got Their Awards

Stars of Exports Award ceremony was held on 27 September 2017 under the leadership of Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) with the collaboration of DÜNYA Newspaper and DHL Turkey and Turkcell as the communication sponsor.

518 Companies including 313 digital companies competed this year in the event, which was organized in order to encourage the development of exports and their contribution to the economy. The awards were distributed under 18 categories.

Assan Aluminum was rewarded with the “Exporter of the Year” award. The Chairman of Kibar Holding, Ali Kibar received the award from the Minister of Economy, Nihat Zeybekci, the Chairman of TIM, Mehmet Büyükekşi and Chairman of Dünya Süper Web Offset, Didem Demirkent.

While 'Original Product Champion' was Sanmar Shipyards, 'Champion without Borders' award was given to MİTAŞ. TOFAŞ, one of the locomotive companies of Turkey's exports, was awarded with the 'Export Performance Award'.

Minister of Economy Nihat Zeybekci, who made the opening speech of the ceremony, talked about how exports and the economy of Turkey came to the present day and set new targets. Reminding that the foreign trade of the Turkish economy was at the level of 4.5 billion dollars in 1980-1981, Zeybekci also reported that the country's foreign trade reached 350 billion dollars.