In The Spotlight


TİM TEB Startup Business Houses are intended to encourage and strengthen local innovative entrepreneurs and startup businesses that generate high added value and have export potential.


The website of is put into service to easily follow the regulations on export supports and to abolish the problem of access to documents by the Ministry of Economy.


With the right market strategy, Turkey has seen its nine-month steel exports, which is one of the sectors most affected by the increasing global protectionist trend, primarily emerging from the U.S., again reach $11 billion after six years.

Automotive Exports Reach New Heightst

Automotive exports reached $16.4 billion in the first half of this year with sales to European countries making up 80 percent of the sector's total exports.


The Turkish gaming sector aims to expand its export volume to $1 billion this year after making a name for itself in the recent period when it won several prestigious awards for many populuar games.

Turkey's Top 500 Service Exporters Survey Has Started

Services sector firms could apply the survey on link within telecommunication, computer and information services, construction services, education services, health services, tourism-related services in travel and passenger transport, recreational and cultural  services, passenger transport services,  feight transportation and logistic services, financial and other services sectors.

TIM Brings Expertise in Innovation Passionates

Turkish Exporters Assembly, targeting the mission of spreading the innovation of the ecosystem in Turkey, has signed a study to carry these efforts in the global arena. TIM became the Turkey representative of International Innovation Professionals Association (IAOIP)

InovaTİM's New Target is Antarctica

InovaTİM members continue to perform their studies in every region and almost every province of Turkey.


One of the driving forces of the Turkish economy, the automotive sector's exports hit an all-time high on a monthly basis in February, as sales soared by 26 percent, reaching $2.8 billion.


The sale of higher quality and value-added steel products had led to the rise in exports in terms of value and volume.


Turkey's olive and olive oil exports in the first two months of this year reached $121.7 million with a 125.3 percent growth over the same period of 2017, according to the Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TİM).


Every year, the Global Entrepreneurship Congress gathers together thousands of entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, policymakers and other startup champions from more than 170 countries.

Nara Edtech: Immersive Technologies in Education

Nara, founded by three young entrepreneurs, is the startup of educational technologies that develop new technologies and content for more effective use of virtual and augmented reality technologies in education.

Turkish Engineer Creates Fuel Cell

A Turkish engineer has developed an environmentally-friendly fuel cell that can power a vehicle for 450 kilometers after just five minutes of fueling.

Ivory Coast: Gate to the African Market

Turkish Exporters' Assembly organized “Export Compass” event which is “Route: Ivory Coast” in order to introduce the target markets and tell advantages and risks for Turkish exporters last month.

Büyükekşi Paid Official Visits To Ethiopia And Djibouti

TIM Chairman Mehmet Büyükekşi paid official visits to Ethiopia and Djibouti with a delegation under the leadership of Mr. Zeybekci , Minister of Economy.


G-STIC, the Global Science, Technology and Innovation Conference series, is a new cutting-edge global conference series on technological solutions for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a set of 17 ambitious targets, agreed upon by all countries, for the world to transition to a more sustainable future by 2030.


TİM A.Ş. is established within the context of Turkish Trade Centers.

Fine Food Australia 2017: “Turkish Food Exporters Look Forward to Meet with Australian Partners Again!”

Muhsin Çakıcı, Chairman of Istanbul Dried Fruit and Products Exporters Association (KUMİB), “As being Turkish food exporters, it is a great opportunity for us to meet with our counterparts from Australia and near abroad countries again.

TIM represented Turkey in Morocco

Turkish Exporters Assembly represented Turkey in the Trade Promotion Organisation (TPO) Summit.

Secret Champions of Export

“Secret Champions of Export” awards, organized this year for the first time with the cooperation of Turkish Exporters Assembly and Dünya Newspaper

"Investing in Turkey will be as if investing in Europe"

A Trade Committee was held in India on November 4th at the helm of Minister of Development Lutfi ELVAN so as to give required messages about TIM, developments on July 15th to governments of state parties concerning present commercial and economic situation, business environments and press institutions. TIM Chairman Deputy Mustafa ÇIKRIKÇIOĞLU attended to the committee.

TIMAKADEMİ at Antalya "Target Market" Germany

'Antalya Target Market Germany' titled fifth meeting of 10 Cities 10 Countries Project within the scope of Turkish Exporters Assembly's TIM Akademi project was held in OSB Atatürk Conference Hall on November 2nd 2016 Wednesday under cooperation of West Mediterranean Exporters Union (BAIB) and Antalya Organized Industrial Zone (OSB).


With cooperation of African Union, hosting of T.R. Ministry of economy and contributions of TIM and DEIK, Turkey-Africa Economy and Business Forum was held on 2-3 November 2016 in İstanbul. 


The event brought together more than 10.000 top world leaders in the field of energy, coming from industry, governments, and international organizations, as well as the media, universities and energy industry associations in İstanbul which is a bridge connecting not only East and West, but also the past and the future. Serving as the first global energy event held following the Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris, the World Energy Congress also focused on the effects of new technologies on corporate structures. Energy market and structure that will emerge 20-30 years from now was discussed.


As a natural host to international meetings and events İstanbul hosted members of the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies.


Turkey is becoming a new kind of silicon valley with the huge developments in recent years.

Why We Should Trust TURKEY'S FUTURE

The global economy today is facing many challenges. Today's global climate is surrounded with various threats and risks that need to be dealt with diligent approaches.

Turkey rises 16 steps in 2016 Global Innovation Index

Turkey was at the 58th position in the Global Innovation Index in 2015; this year it went up 16 steps to the rank of 42nd.

Turkey is the Partner Country in Gamescom 2016

Gamescom, one of the biggest commercial fairs of the world in the field of computer and video games, will be held in Köln, Germany, between the dates of 17-21 August 2016. Turkey became the partner country for the first time this year.

TIM delegation participated in the Turkey-South Africa Business Forum

The Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) delegation attended the Business forum in the Durban region in South Africa which is one of the largest economies in Africa.

TIM made a joint declaration with NGO's at TBMM

A common declaration was made against the coup attempt on national will in the press release at TBMM (Grand National Assembly of Turkey) with the participation of representatives of NGO's, associations of profession, 538 labor unions and confederation, including Turkish Exporters Assembly.

First Turkish Trade Centers in Dubai

Turkish Trade Centers are being established with its offices and showrooms to be the introduction center of Turkish exporters and their products, to assist them in warehousing and logistics, to give services legally and financially and to help them entering the market.

A Brief Look at Turkey's Export 2001-2015

Turkish Expoters' Assembly prepared a report about Turkey's Export between 2001 - 2015.


Istanbul hosted the Smart City Expo edition for Southeastern Europe and the Middle East from June 1 to June 3. The event was jointly organized by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality and Fira de Barcelona.

Exporters ready for Turkey

The Turkish Exporters'Assembly held its 18th Ordinary General Assembly, which was attended by Prime Minister Erdoğan

A Message From a Dear Friend

A Message from  a Dear Friend World CEO of Saffron Brand Consultant, the agency which designed Turkish Brand, Jacob Benbunan e-mailed to the President of Turkish Exporters Assembly Mehmet Büyükekşi on the night of coup attempt.

“TİM-AIESEC Exchange Program” signed

Exporter firms will be able to employ foreign persons (under 30 years of age, newly graduated from university, of foreign citizenship) for a period of 6 months and 1 year.

Beyoğlu's Boutique Brands

Inspired by the Spirit of İstanbul: Beyoğlu's Boutique Brands


With the first innovation program of Turkey, InovaLIG, that we, Turkish Exporters Assembly, have developed in cooperation with international management consultancy firm A.T. Kearney, companies will compete on the basis of innovation competencies and also will have the opportunity to develop their innovation cultures on an interactive platform.

 “Turkey's 500 Large Service Exporters” survey starts

Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM) started the “Turkey's 500 Large Service Exporters” survey for the first time this year for the purpose of improving the Turkish service sector and uncovering its potential.

Turkish Eximbank under Ministry of Economy

Structuring of Eximbank, which is the supporter of the manufacturers who manufacture for export and the contractors and entrepreneurs working outside Turkey, in the government system directly affects the support that the institutions provides to the exporters.