As the representative of 71 thousand exporters, which provide employment to 3.1 million people in Turkey, Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM), has accelerated its efforts to improve the performance of exporters. TIM, in this context, launched the Export Compass information portal. The portal, which is designed for companies and entrepreneurs who want to increase their exports or enter new markets, will be available at

On the portal, exporters will have a chance to access detailed global foreign trade data on 6-digit Harmonized System (HS) Codes level; annual exports data, number of exporters on selected products, export unit prices, Turkey's share in these markets, and general information about the countries.

Speaking at the launch, the Minister of Economy Nihat Zeybekci said that, TİM will contribute greatly to the exports and the exporters with the Export Compass portal. Zeybekci also stated that, the portal will make a great contribution to activate the export potential and said, "We will reach 2023 targets with the goal of 100 thousand exporters".


Chairman of TİM, Mehmet Büyükekşi, called out to exporters, "Use this information. Find out about target markets and your competitors. Use these resources in the most efficient way." Büyükekşi also said that, thanks to the data on the portal, exporters can easily conduct any type of market analysis. Following the analysis, the companies could set themselves a new target country.


Büyükekşi completed his speech with the following;

“This portal was a team effort and I would like to thank 3 individuals and institutions for their contribution. First of all, we would like to thank Mr. Nihat Zeybekci, Minister of Economy, for supporting this project. Secondly, I would like to thank the Presidential Office of Economic Co-ordination and Monitoring. And finally, to E-Kalite company for creating the intelligence terminal. E-Kalite is a domestic company based in METU Technopolis. Today, we have shown everyone that our domestic firms and Turkish entrepreneurs can design complex business intelligence terminals."