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TİM presented the roadmap to President Erdoğan in the new export campaign
23 November 2020
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) presented the roadmap and action plan to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who initiated the process of reforming the economy, regarding the new export mobilization. TİM Chairman İsmail Gülle, “Türkiye began its export adventure with 35 billion dollars, with together our President. Today we are advancing to the export target of $200 billion. We have upgraded Türkiye with exports, and we will continue to upgrade. We did not evade from the responsibility during difficult times, will never evade in the coming period” he said.
New Export Mobilization from the TİM to the New Economic Reform
23 November 2020
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) has launched a new mobilization of exports after the economic reform announced by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. TİM met with Transport and Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu on logistics, which constitutes the most important element of exports, regarding the new era.
TİM Chairman Gülle: Our exports to Indonesia in Defense and Aviation increased 70-fold
23 November 2020
TİM Chairman İsmail Gülle, “So far we have had virtual trade delegation meetings with 12 different countries from 5 continents. Together with our Indonesian virtual trade delegation, 227 exporting companies participated in our virtual delegations. 664 buyer companies completed our delegations; More than 1,600 bilateral job interviews were held. Our exports of Defense and Aerospace Industries to Indonesia increased 70-fold to $27.1 million in the first ten months of this year compared to the same period last year” he said.
TİM Chairman Gülle: 2021 will be our star year in exports
23 November 2020
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) held the eleventh meeting of 'TİM Regional Consultation Meetings', launched in the pandemic process to seek solutions to exporter associations' general and regional problems, with İstanbul Minerals and Metals Exporters Association (İMMİB). TİM Chairman İsmail Gülle, “The exports of General Secretariat of İMMİB has exceeded 36 billion dollars since the new year. This compares to 29.3 percent of our total exports in the same period. I believe that our exporters within İMMİB, by continuing to be the engine of Turkish exports, will carry our country confidently to 2021 that will be our star year in exports” he said.
President Tatar: TİM is a Great Chance for TRNC
13 November 2020
Turkish Exporters Assembly, it started the “SME Export Mobilization TRNC Training Program, has transferred its experiences in global trade fields to exporters of TRNC”. Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) President Ersin Tatar said, “It is a great chance for us that Turkish Cyprus exporters benefit from the connections in the world and experiences of TİM, and that we can export from here with your support to around the world.” TİM Chairman İsmail Gülle, “As the field-side of exports, we will continue to be with not only the exporters of our country but also the companies and entrepreneurs of Northern Cyprus, with Export and innovation-oriented efforts” he said.
10 Million TL Support from the TİM and Exporter Unions to İzmir
23 November 2020
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) announced that it donated 10 million Turkish Lira to the aid campaign called “İzmir arises from together” launched by İzmir Business World including the Aegean Exporters' Association after the İzmir earthquake. TİM Chairman İsmail Gülle said, “What makes us strong is our unity and the spirit of solidarity. If we are one, “Rising Türkiye With Exports” will not be stopped by disasters, pandemics, or economic pressures. As TİM and our Exporters Unions, we will contribute to this meaningful project that envisions the construction of housing, schools, and social areas.”
TİM Held The 3rd European Green Deal Awareness Meetings
04 November 2020
TİM held the third of the European Union Europe Green Deal Awareness Meetings with the title of ‘Agricultural Sectors'. At the meeting held online, industry experts informed the participants about the harmonization process.
Exporter Celebrates the 97th Anniversary of Republic with Records
02 November 2020
Exports Hit Record High of 17 Billion 333 Million Dollars in October
TİM, with the Slogan “Republic is Our Tradition Export is Our Future” Celebrates Republic Day
28 October 2020
The film of Turkish Exporters Assembly celebrating the 29th of October Republic Day was released with the slogan of “Republic is Our Tradition Export is our future”. TİM Chairman İsmail Gülle, in October 29 message “Export is our responsibility to our fallen martyrs for this land. Export is our debt to the children of those who put stone on stone for the Republic and gave their lives for this cause. Export is our honor in the great struggle we are giving today, our honor under the shadow of our glorious flag” he said.
The Address of 12th Virtual Trade Delegation was the Philippines
26 October 2020
TİM held 12 Virtual Trade Delegations and 1,600 bilateral business talks on 5 continents. Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) held the 12th of the 'Virtual Trade Delegation' programs, which started in May, to reduce the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on exports, with the Philippines. TİM Chairman İsmail Gülle said, “205 exporting companies participated in the virtual delegations we have carried out so far. 617 buyers company attended; close to 1,600 bilateral job interviews were held. In these negotiations, our firms signed contracts worth millions of dollars
TİM “Women Export Talks” Started with the Theme of “How Did We Start Exporting, How Did We Succeed?”
21 October 2020
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) continues to work to ensure that women play a more role in the business world and to encourage women entrepreneurs to export, led by TİM Women Council. In this context, TİM started the “Women Export Talks” webinar series that successful businesswomen will share with the participants how they started exporting and their recommendations for the business world. The first seminar was held with the title of “How did we start exporting, how did we succeed?” and with the participation of TİM Women Council Deputy Chairwoman Adalet İnanç and Gündüz Group Executive Deputy Chairwoman Ruken Mızraklı as speakers.
September Record Is Broken In The History of The Republic In Export
02 October 2020
Turkish Exporters Assembly released its September export figures. Türkiye's exports reached 16 billion 13 million dollars in September 2020, the highest September export figure in the history of the Republic. At the same time, the highest export figure was reached for 2020 on monthly basis. While exporting to 207 countries, exports increased to 119 countries. One thousand 676 companies were exported for the first time.
$103 Billion Contributions from the First 1000 Exporters
28 September 2020
The Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) announced the results of its “Türkiye's first 1000 exporters 2019” survey. According to the research, the total exports of companies in the top 1000 increased by 3 percent compared to the previous year and reached 103 billion dollars. The share of these companies in total exports was 62 percent. 144 companies, which export 5.8 billion dollars in total, were included in the list for the first time, while 856 companies managed to be on the list for two years in a row.
Türkiye's Women Exporters First Virtual Trade Delegation to Latin American Market of 624 Billion-Dollar
28 September 2020
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) is a first organizing a Virtual Trade Delegation for women exporters to Latin America. Women exporters show great interest in the organization which brings together on the online platform, exporting companies and buyers in Mexico, Colombia, Peru, and Chile. Expressing that they care about women taking an active role in the export family, TİM President İsmail Gülle said, “We continue our efforts to increase the number of women exporters with the TİM Women Council we established two years ago”. Saying that they have also accelerated their efforts to increase the recognition of Turkish products in the Latin American market, İsmail Gülle stated that the region has important opportunities for exporters with its 624 billion-dollar import
TİM Chairman İsmail Gülle: “Türkiye Exports Will Continue to be a Pioneer”
02 September 2020
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) announced the export figures for August. Türkiye's exports were 12 billion 463 million dollars in August 2020. While 8 sectors reached the highest export in August in its history, exports to 85 countries increased by 516 million dollars. Each sector has managed to export to 14 countries, including Britain, Germany, France, and the Netherlands. TİM Chairman İsmail Gülle said, “Our exporters, even in these difficult conditions, exported at a close level to August of last year. From the global trade point of view, it appears that our country's exports are on a positive course compared to most countries. We are coming out getting stronger step by step from the storm of the pandemic that surrounds the whole world. Because we believe that; the future is bright; the future is export! Türkiye will continue to be a pioneer in exports and growth also in the new period with its strong investment, production and export infrastructure.”
Virtual Trade Delegation to Chile, Peru, Colombia and Mexico for Women Exporters
20 August 2020
Women Exporters are Landing on the Field
18 August 2020
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) Women Council is accelerating its efforts with the aim of increase the number of women exporters, greater women efficiency in exports and increased awareness of access to support and financing. While TİM Women Council decided to organize a virtual trade delegation with the participation of only women in Latin America, it gave the message to all NGOs and related organizations, “A stronger economy is possible with our women being more active in exports. Together we must join our forces on this issue” TİM Chairman İsmail Gülle "We believe that, “The architects of Türkiye rising with exports, will be our women. With the dedication and diligence of our women, we will set new records by overcoming obstacles even during this difficult period."
TİM Chairman Gülle: "We Have Clamped Together in The Pandemic; Now it is Time To Winging"
05 August 2020
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) announced the export data for July. Türkiye's exports reached the highest monthly figure in the pandemic process with 15 billion 12 million dollars in July 2020. The rate of increase in July exports compared to last month was 11.5 percent. While 1,641 companies joined the export family, exports to 77 countries reached the highest level since the beginning of the pandemic, and 16 sectors exported the highest monthly exports.
Both Virtual And Physical Two Fairs in One Day
28 July 2020
"Furnistry 2020 Virtual Fair", China's first virtual fair was organized in the coordination of the Ministry of Commerce and Turkish Exporters Assembly TİM and with organization of İstanbul Furniture, Paper and Forest Products Exporters Associations, while online open-ing of the "CIFF 2020 International Furniture Fair", the first physical and national participa-tion fair during the pandemic period in China. TİM Chairman İsmail Gülle said, "As the ex-port family, both in the field and in the virtual, we are fighting for rising Türkiye with ex-ports. Turkish exporter has the power to bring the Far East closer, especially with its prod-ucts that create added value in the furniture sector." İstanbul Furniture, Paper and Forest Products Exporters Association President Ahmet Güleç said, "Our performances in June and July show that we will catch about $4 billion this year. Today, we aim to increase the average sales price of 2.8 dollars to 7 dollars per kilograms."
Exporters Ready to Meet Nigeria's Growing Demand
28 July 2020
The Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) continued its Virtual Trade Delegation programs with Nigeria on July 13-17 with the aim of reducing Covid-19's effects on the exports. TİM Chairman İsmail Gülle said, "Although the development of the mutual trade of the two countries is important, the share of Nigeria's imports from our country in total imports is still less than 1 percent. The new goal of exporters will be to increase this rate to over 1 percent by experiencing rapidly rising demand in Nigeria". Nigerian Ambassador to Abuja Ahmet Melih Ulueren said there are significant opportunities for Turkish exporters in the Agriculture and Health sectors in Nigeria.
TİM Chairman Gülle: "July 15 Awakening Has Set Records"
16 July 2020
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) held a commemoration ceremony on the fourth anniversary of the nation's epic struggle against the July 15th treacherous coup attempt. At the ceremony, 251 pigeons were flown in memory of the 251 heroic martyrs who sacrificed their lives without hesitation while resisting the coup attempt.
100 Thousand Masks Were Delivered to the USA Within The Scope Of TİM's National Production Mobilization
10 July 2020
The Turkish Exporters Assembly, TİM, sent 100 thousand masks to the state of the Maryland, USA, as part of the National Production Mobilization, which it launched together with 61 exporters' union.
Exports Start New Normal With Record
06 July 2020
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) announced the export figures for June. Türkiye's export increased by 15.8 percent in June 2020 to 13 billion 469 million dollars. Compared to May, 35.2 percent achieved a record rate of increase in exports. In June, 1.443 companies joined the export family, while 24 of the 27 sectors increased in exports. Hazelnut and Products, Grain, Jewelry, Ship and Yacht, Ornamental Plants sectors increased their exports by more than 50 percent monthly, while the top 5 sectors that exported the most were Automotive, Chemical Substances, Apparel, Steel and Electrical-Electronics.
Our Expectations from Turkish Exporters are Beyond the Normal
10 June 2020
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) announced the provisional foreign export data for May. In May, Turkey's export was $9 billion 964 million, decreasing 40,9 percent. Exports in the last 12 months decreased by 8,4 percent to $165 billion 732 million.
'Made in Türkiye' Will Spread Goodness to the World
13 May 2020
While Turkey extends its friendly hand to over 70 countries during the Covid-19 outbreak in support of the global struggle, Turkish exporters take the ‘humanity' and ‘goodness' movement one step further by saying ‘Made in Türkiye'. Turkish Promotion Group (TTG) carries its activities under the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM) in pursuit of the vision of contributing to the worldwide branding of export sectors. By sending special design hygiene kits to the major traders in the target markets, representatives of trade associations, and the press, TTG aims to revive the spirit of solidarity in difficult times and tell Turkey's success in production, supply, and exports.
TİM Chairman Gülle: The First Stop Of Our Virtual Delegations Under the New Generation Trade Diplomacy is Uzbekistan
11 May 2020
Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TİM) starts its Virtual Trade Delegations program, which was created with the objective to reduce the effects of COVID-19 on exports, with Uzbekistan on 13-15 May. After Uzbekistan, Kenya, India and South Korea will be on the route. İsmail GÜLLE, Chairman of TİM, said “We continue our activities within the scope of our mission to increase our country's exports and offer solutions to our exporters. In order to minimize the negative effects of the epidemic on our country's exports and the market losses suffered by our exporter companies, we start our virtual delegations with the coordination of our Ministry of Trade. We also plan to realize the virtual fairs for all sectors in July.
Our Export Targets Are Greater Than Covid-19
11 May 2020
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) announced the provisional foreign trade data for April. In April, Turkey's export was $ 8.9 billion, decreasing 41,4 percent. Exports in the last 12 months decreased by 3.7 percent to $ 172 billion 706 million.
The 2nd Guest of “TİM Export Talks” Was the Ambassador of The Republic of Türkiye to the Netherlands
14 May 2020
The second online panel of "TİM Export Talks" series, at which Turkish ambassadors are hosted within the scope of COVID-19 action plans, was held with the participation of İsmail Gülle, Chairman of TİM, and the Ambassador of the Republic of Türkiye to the Netherlands, Şaban Dişli. The panel titled “What Kind of Opportunities Are There for Exporters in the Netherlands After COVID-19?” was broadcasted live on TİM's social media accounts. At the panel, the measures taken in the Netherlands during the COVID-19 process, the post-epidemic situation of the Dutch economy, developments in the foreign trade of the two countries and opportunities for the upcoming period were evaluated.
The First Guest of “TİM Export Talks” Was the Ambassador of the Beijing
21 April 2020
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) has started to organize online panels called ‘TİM Export Talks' for drawing the direction of the trade on COVID-19 pandemic process and future. Turkish Exporters Assembly, which was starting its first panel with Turkey's Beijing Ambassador Abdulkadir Emin Önen, will share reports of panels with exporters. Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) Chairman İsmail Gülle told, “We started the first meeting with the Chinese market, which has an indispensable weight in the world economy. China is the country with the largest share in global trade at 12.4 percent and ranks second in the world's national income. After the online panels, we will present our China report, which will include important issues to use of 95 thousand exporters. Our exporters saw many crises and managed them very successfully. I hope that we will be successful in managing the pandemic crisis that we have experienced for the first time in the best way. In addition, Beijing Ambassador Abdulkadir Emin Önen stated that life in China has begun to return to normal and said, "We have strong contacts with everyone in China. There are a lot of opportunities for exporters."
New Record in February Exports
17 March 2020
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) announced the provisional foreign trade data for February. In February, exports renewed the record with $ 14.7 billion, increasing 2.3 percent. Annualized exports reached $ 182.1 billion.
The First Trade Delegation of the Year Held in Qatar
04 March 2020
A trade delegation was held between February 29th and March 4th to Doha, capital of Qatar, under the organization of the Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TİM). 34 Turkish exporters from 28 companies attended the delegation where a Turkish-Qatar Business Forum was held, followed by more than 500 business meetings between Qatari and Turkish companies
Medical Assistance from TİM to China Which is hit By Corona Virus
14 February 2020
Turkish Exporters Assembly sent medical aid to China which struggling effects of the Corona Virus. About 200 thousand medical mask and a great number of medical equipment including protective glasses, disinfectant and gloves has arrived to China.
Exports Started 2020 with a New Record
11 February 2020
Turkish Exporters Assembly announced export figures for January. Türkiye's exports increased by 6.1 percent in January 2020 and reached 14 billion 765 million dollars. Annualized exports reached $ 181.6 billion.
Export Broke the Highest Record Throughout the History of Turkish Republic in 2019
12 January 2020
Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TIM) announced December 2019 export figures. Türkiye's exports in December 2019 was $ 15.38 billion. In 2019, Türkiye's export rose to 180 billion and broke the historical new record. Monthly export records are broken in 8 months of 2019.
Türkiye's exports exceeded $ 165 billion in the first 11 months of 2019
06 December 2019
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM) announced November 2019 export figures. Türkiye's exports in November 2019 was $ 16.21 billion. In the first 11 months of the year, exports rose by 1.8 percent to $ 165 billion.
Record Breaking Participation at Design Week Türkiye With 61 Thousand People
29 November 2019
Design Week Türkiye, the most important event of the Turkish design world organized for the 4th time, brought many domestic and foreign designers together. With its record-breaking number of participants, while adding another milestone to the path of making Türkiyethe most important design center of Eurasia, design awards were given to their owners within the Design Türkiye Industrial Design Competition which was held for the 8th time.
Exporters have made an expedition to China
07 November 2019
​Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) continues its efforts to ensure that Turkish exporters get more share in the Chinese market. Within this scope, an organization has been initiated for national participation to China International Import Expo (CIIE), the world's largest import expo, under the coordination of TİM. Having opened its doors to visitors on November 5, the expo is hosting 59 Turkish companies and 5 institutions promoting their products in various sectors ranging from food to cosmetics and from medical to textile, while participants are showing great interest to the shows and events held at the Turkish booth area.
Turkish Exporters Stand Out Among Their Rivals
25 November 2019
While the leading countries have reduced their export since the beginning of 2019, Türkiyehas maintained its growth. Türkiye's export reached USD 16 billion 336 million in October with 2,9 percent growth in eight months.
TİM Women's Council in Netherlands
05 November 2019
Türkiye Exporters Council is continuing its endeavors to help women entrepreneurs willing to set sail to new markets. TİM Women's Council members visited the Netherlands in between 9-12 October in this context.
Expedient Loans to Exporters With The Collaboration df TİM and İNG Türkiye
05 November 2019
The loan package introduced to exporters by ING Türkiye and TİM collaboration was revised. Under the new protocol, TİM members will benefit from the Euro based 1 year term loans with a 2.50% interest and 1.85% fixed interest rates in revolving credits.
Exports Continued to Speed Up in August
04 October 2019
Export figures for August were announced in Sivas where the foundations of the Republic of Türkiye were laid. Türkiye's exports showed an increase of 1.7 percent in August and reached USD 13 billion 150 million.
Best July Turkish Export History
09 August 2019
Turkish Exporters Assembly, with the participation of Minister of Trade Mrs. Ruhsar Pekcan, announced July 2019 export data during the 4th of its Regional Councils - Turkish Exporters Assembly TİM Aegean Council in Izmir.
TİM Chairman Gülle: “We exported more in less business days”
03 July 2019
After the record breaking in consecutive months on export, the 9-day holiday of Ramadan was decisive in June export. Turkish Exporters Assembly, together with the Ministry of Trade, announced the figures of export in June. According to the General Trading System export decreased by 14.9 percent and was 11 billion 597 million dollars and according to the Special Trade System, export decreased by 14.2 percent and was 11 billion 89 million dollars. TİM Chairman Ismail Gülle said “ In June, due to the 9- day-long holiday, we have exported in a higher daily performance.”
TİM Chairman Gülle: “Our Country is Growing With Our Face Flux Export in The World Arena”
05 July 2019
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM), held its 26th Annual General Assembly and award ceremony of export champions in 2018 was held. President Erdogan and many ministers, TİM council members, union presidents and representatives of non-governmental organizations attended the Annual General Assembly. The top 10 export companies were awarded.
Turkish Exporters Assembly announced survey's results of Turkey's Top 1000 Exporters in 2018
01 July 2019
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM) has gathered for its 26th Ordinary General Assembly and held the awards ceremony for export champions of 2018. Speaking at the ceremony held with the participation of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, TIM President İsmail Gülle said: “In 2018, our firms, which entered the top 1000 list, increased their export volumes to $102.8 billion, with an increase of 11 percent compared to the previous year, that is 1.5 times the increase in global trade. Our country, Turkey is growing and will grow with the fuel of our exports which are our pride in the global arena. From now on our vision is ‘Turkey in the Information Competition.”
OUR EXPORT PERFORMANCE IN MARCH WAS PLEASING
12 April 2019
TİM Chairman İsmail Gülle Evaluated the Export figures in March 2019: “Monthly export records will continue to support our national growth, welfare and employment. As we announced this year will the Year of Sustainability and Reform in our Exports.”
TİM CHAIRMAN GULLE: “OUR AIM IS TO BREAK A NEW RECORD EACH MONTH”
05 March 2019
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) announced February 2019 export data together with the Minister of Trade, Ms. Ruhsar Pekcan and the TİM Women's Council during a press conference held in Ankara.
TURKISH EXPORTERS PREPARE FOR LANDING IN CHINA
09 April 2019
That amount of cooperation agreements held at the fair which they attended with 38 companies last year was $ 620 million. 
It's time for an UPPER LEAGUE WITH EXPORTERS
13 March 2019
The second of Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) Delegates Workshop was held in Istanbul. Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak, Minister of Trade Ruhsar Pekcan and 450 delegates representing 83 thousand exporters of TİM from different regions of Turkey's attended to workshop.
Exports meet Football with TİM-TFF Cooperation
30 January 2019
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM), launched a new campaign with Turkish Football Federation (TFF) in order to bring football and exports, the driving force of Turkish economy, together.
TİM Revealed the “Export 2019 Report”
30 January 2019
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) revealed “Export 2019 Report” which reflects TİM's new vision and roadmap for the year 2019.
THE EXPORT GAME” WILL BOOST “THE FIRST STEP INTO EXPORTS CAMPAIGN
23 January 2019
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM), has declared the year 2019 as the year of “the First Step into Exports”. With the first step program, which will be organized in all the provinces of Turkey, entrepreneurs from all ages will be able to benefit from the trainings, seminars and the interactive “export game”.
TIM LAUNCHED “ZERO WASTE IN EXPORTS” CAMPAIGN
23 January 2019
TİM Women Council, carried the “Zero Waste Project”, which is held under the auspices of the First Lady Emine Erdoğan, into the exports sector.
GOVERNOR OF ISTANBUL YERLİKAYA PAID A VISIT TO TİM CHAIRMAN GÜLLE
16 January 2019
Governor of İstanbul, Ali Yerlikaya paid a courtesy visit to the Chairman of Turkey Exporters Assembly, İsmail Gülle.
TİM CHAIRMAN GÜLLE: 3.1 BILLION DOLLAR PROGRAMME IS CRUCIAL FOR EXPORT TARGETS
16 January 2019
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) Chairman İsmail Gülle, commented on the export subsidy announced by the Minister of Trade, Ruhsar Pekcan.
TİM CHAİRMAN GÜLLE: STABILIZATION PROCESS IS BEING MANAGED PROPERLY
16 January 2019
The Chairman of Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM), İsmail Gülle said, “I consider the SME loan package, which was announced today, as a sign of a new act of the balancing of the economy. I would like to congratulate the Minister of Treasury and Finance, Mr. Berat Albayrak for managing the economic stabilization process successfully.”
CHAIRMAN GULLE: Exports Will Sustain Its Successful Increase With Innovations In 2019
18 January 2019
Our chairman İsmail Gülle evaluated the annual export figures and shared TİM's plans for the upcoming year
TİM SIGNS JOINT PROTOCOL WITH TEB
16 January 2019
Completing 2018 with a record-breaking export figure of 168 billion dollars, in 2019 the main contributor to Turkey's economy will be exports once again.
2019 WILL BE THE YEAR OF SUSTAINABILITY AND INNOVATION
16 January 2019
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) Chairman İsmail Gülle assessed the year 2018, and announced the forecasts and the agenda for 2019. The Chairman said; “In the shadow of a global trade war, we spent a difficult year in 2018.
AWARD TO SERVICE EXPORT CHAMPIONS
22 December 2018
Awards for Turkey's 500 Top Service Exporters found their owners in the ceremony, organized by TİM with the participation of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Minister of Treasury and Finance Dr. Berat Albayrak, Minister of Trade Ruhsar Pekcan, Minister of Family, Labor and Social Services Zehra Zümrüt Selçuk, Minister of Culture and Tourism Mehmet Nuri Ersoy, Minister of Industry and Technology Mustafa Varank and Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure Mehmet Cahit Turhan. Turkish Airlines (THY), SunExpress and Pegasus became the first three service-exporting companies across Turkey. İsmail Gülle, who made a speech in the ceremony, said “Our goal is ‘Turkey with foreign trade surplus' and we are moving forward with this goal. In this sense, in the export of both goods and services and in this sense, in the export of both good and services, we are moving forward with this goal. In this period, which we are moving at the level of 200 billion dollars in exports, we attach a special importance to service exports in our strategies for the future.
TİM CHAIRMAN GÜLLE: THE REAL EXPERT OF EXPORT IS TİM
18 December 2018
Board Meeting of TİM was held in İstanbul with the participation of Mrs. Pekcan, the Minister of Trade. In the meeting, TİM Chairman Gülle said “In our country, as it is today, the necessary infrastructure will be created for a much larger export jump in the coming period. We also believe that we will take our exports to much better points with the support of our Minister. The real expert of export is TİM. Our goal is clear: Turkey with foreign Trade surplus."
Prof. Dr. Kerem Alkin, who was assigned to the position of Secretary General of TİM, took office
18 December 2018
Prof. Dr. Kerem Alkin, who was assigned to the position of Secretary General of TİM, took office
PRESIDENT ERDOĞAN: WE ARE DETERMINED TO ESTABLISH AN INDUSTRIAL ECOSYSTEM
18 December 2018
Under the auspices of President Erdoğan, “Turkish Defense Industry Summit” was held at the Beştepe Nation Congress and Culture Center. TİM Chairman Gülle, who made a speech in the Summit, evaluated that he exports made in the defence industry will be one of the most important supports for Turkey to reach its export target and said “The level that our defence industry reached in the last 15 years is one of the greatest indicators of our success as the country in the move of national and domestic industry.”
TİM CHAIRMAN GÜLLE: WE WILL TAKE FIRM STEPS TO OUR “TURKEY WITH FOREIGN TRADE SURPLUS” GOAL
18 December 2018
TİM President İsmail Gülle and the new TİM Secretary General Prof. Dr. Kerem Alkin met the economic directors of the newspapers and shared the objectives of the new era. TİM Chairman Gülle said “We will take firm steps to our “Turkey with foreign trade surplus” goal.
TURKEY'S EXPORTS REACH ALL-TIME HIGH FOR NOVEMBER
01 December 2018
Turkey Exporters' Assembly (TIM) Chairman Ismail Gülle said, "We realized the highest monthly export in history in October. This time we are happy that we reached the highest November export of all the times. We are moving with our intensive efforts of our exporters to ensure end of year goal of 170 billions of dollar. While we carry the exports to new records, Mr. President has given us the good news that we will enter into a strong investment phase in 2019 by launching a new investment and employment campaign. We will also support the mobilization of employment as exporters and focus more on production and export.”
New Era of Turkish-Russian Relations: Our exporters' visit to Russia
20 November 2018
Turkey-Russia Business Forum and bilateral business negotiations, which is under the coordination of the Ministry of Trade and TIM organization, held in the capital of Russia Federation, Moscow on November 11-13, 2018.
EXPORT FIGURES BROKE ALL TIME RECORD IN MONTHLY BASIS IN OCTOBER
06 November 2018
In October, exports increased by 13.1 percent compared to the same month of the previous year and rose 15.7 billion dollars. Thus, Turkey broke the highest monthly export record in its history.
ISTANBUL NEW AIRPORT SET TO BOOST TURKISH EXPORTS
29 October 2018
The Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM) today initiated a global campaign to announce the grand opening of Istanbul New Airport. Opening on 29th October 2018, housing 1.6m square metres of logistics space and with 5.5m tonnes of cargo capacity, the new airport is aiming to become the new global hub for exports.
PRESIDENT ERDOĞAN RECEIVED TİM CHAIRMAN GÜLLE AND HIS DELEGATION
25 October 2018
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan recieved TİM Chairman İsmail Gülle and accompanying delegation in Çankaya Palace. In the meeting, the steps that will be taken for increasing export, which has a critical importance to break the economic traps set for Turkey through the exchange rates were discussed.
440 DELEGATES CAME TOGETHER FOR THE FIRST TIME IN İSTANBUL TO OVERCOME THE OBSTACLES IN EXPORTS
25 October 2018
Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TIM) Delegates' Workshop was held this year for the first time in Istanbul. Vice President of Turkey Mr. Fuat Oktay, Trade Minister of Turkey Mrs. Ruhsar Pekcan and and 440 delegates representing 71,000 exporters, attended the workshop, hosted by TİM Chairman Mr. İsmail Gülle. In the workshop where there was a wide participation, the problems and suggestions of the exporters were discussed.
TRADE DIPLOMACY IN CAPPADOCIA FROM TIM TO AMBASSADORS
15 October 2018
Chairman of the Turkish Exporters Assembly, İsmail Gülle hosted the 5th TİM Ambassadors Gathering in Cappadocia with the participation of ambassadors, mission chiefs, bureaucrats from 76 countries including the EU Turkey Delegation. With the highest participation rate ever, during the organization the participants have been informed about the latest developments concerning exports, Turkey's economy and TİM's activities. In addition, participants also had the chance to visit the historical and touristic places of Cappadocia.
TIM and TEB Brought Together the Best Entrepreneurs of Turkey in İstanbul
15 October 2018
Successful entrepreneurs of TIM - TEB Global House which was actualized by Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM) in partnership with Turkish Economy Bank (TEB) in order to contribute to the entrepreneurship ecosystem, technological development and export volume of Turkey, were awarded.
THE WOMEN'S COUNCIL HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED
10 October 2018
Turkey Exporters Assembly (TIM) has established "TIM Women's Council" in order to increase the number of women exporters. Chairman Of TIM İsmail Gülle said “We reach our national targets much faster by increasing our exports in a continuous and permanent manner with the support of women. With our new council, we aim to solve the problems encountered by women exporters in the business world. We also aim to carry out their projects more effectively. Together with this council, we declare mobilization for exports.
THE CONFIDENCE IN TURKEY AND FUTURE OF THE TURKISH ECONOMY HAS CONTINUED
04 October 2018
TIM Chairman Ismail Gülle commented on the the syndicated loan renewed by Turk Eximbank from an international consortium which is under the coordination of Mizuho Bank. “In recent months, the contribution of the loans obtained from abroad has been great effect of our exports. We renewed our loan by 8.5% this year. So we created an additional monetary resource. This loan is the most important indicator of continued confidence in Turkey, the future of Turkish economy and Turk Eximbank.”
Highest Increase in Exports of the Last 13 Months
03 October 2018
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) announced export figures of September with a press release which held in Antalya. Exports increased by 22,6% in September compared to the same month last year and reached 14.5 billion dollars; breaking the monthly export record for September. Also this month, the highest increase in exports of the last 13 months was experienced. Exports grew by 7 percent to 123,1 billion dollars in the first 9 months of the year and exports in the last 12 months increased by 7,6 percent to 165,1 billion dollars.
EXPORTERS STRIKE THE GONG IN ISTANBUL STOCK EXCHANGE
21 September 2018
GULLE stated that they have created TIM Export Index with BIST in order to show the success performance of exporting companies and gave information about the certain conditions for being listed in this index.
The Route: Philippines
21 September 2018
“The Route” event organized by Turkish Exporter's Assembly (TIM) for the 15th time this year. The event focused on Philippines, one of the South-East Asian Countries. Chairman of TIM Mr. İsmail GÜLLE said the followings during his opening speech: “There is a change and transformation process in the world. Trade wars between the USA and PRC putting the international trade in a tough atmosphere. As Turkey, we always supported free trade which created a win win situation in our bilateral trade relations.”
Major Contribution of Net Exports to GDP Growth
11 September 2018
“Turkish economy grew by 5.2% in the second quarter of this year compared to the same quarter last year. Thanks to the increase in private investments and the acceleration in the tourism sector, as it was expected, net exports contributed by 1 point to the growth. The share of exports in quarterly GDP was 22.5 percent.”
TİM'S ANKARA CONTACTS CONTINUE WE WILL INCREASE OUR SUPPORT TO EXPORTERS
11 September 2018
Chairman of Turkish Exporters' Assembly and Members of Board of Directors continue their visits in Ankara in order to conduct their work in harmony with the Government, have an exchange of ideas and congratulate the new cabinet with their new positions.
14TH CONTACT OFFICE OF EXIMBANK CAME INTO SERVICE IN ERZURUM. NUMBER OF EXPORTERS IN EAST AND SOUTHEAST WILL INCREASE.
11 September 2018
Chairman of TİM İsmail Gülle said “With the support provided, the companies in the region are expected to export. Our exporters in the region will no longer have a financial difficulty. Whether they are in İstanbul or Anatolia, whether they are SME or big companies, our exporters share the common problem: finance.”
InoSuit - Innovation Focused Mentorship Program Knowledge and Experience Sharing Gathering was Held at TİM
10 September 2018
One of the prominent examples of university - industry cooperation, InoSuit - Innovation Focused Mentorship Program 2017 November 3rd Quarter Knowledge and Experience Sharing Meeting took place at TİM.
Exports Reached $ 12,4 Billion Despite The Holiday
03 September 2018
The Sacrificing festival covered 9 days of work from August. As a result our exports has diminished 6,5% comparing to the same month last year, with the total value of 12,4 billion dollars. Our 8 month figures reached 108,7 billion dollars and the total value of the last 12 months is 162,4 billion dollars.
PERU, ENTRANCE GATE OF SOUTH AMERICA, HAS GREAT POTENTIAL FOR TURKISH EXPORTERS
03 September 2018
“The Route” event organized by Turkish Exporter's Assembly (TIM) for the 14th time this year, focused on Peru. Chairman of TIM Mr. İsmail GÜLLE said the followings during his opening speech: “There is a change and transformation process in the world. Free trade agreements are canceled, new barriers are put in front and trade wars are started by increasing taxes. In trade bilateral benefit is important. So unilateral measures will always damage international trade. Peru is a growing market for Turkish exporters and has an important economic potential in this sense. Turkey and Peru carry good advantages on their bilateral trade.”
TİM delegation continued his contacts in Ankara
27 August 2018
The TİM delegation headed by TİM President İsmail Gülle continued his contacts in Ankara
THE FIRST ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING OF THE MINISTRY OF TRADE WAS HELD WITH GÜLLE'S PARTICIPATION
28 August 2018
Following the Advisory Committee Meeting of the Ministry of Trade, which TİM President İsmail Gülle also attended, the emphasis was on unity and solidarity in the economy.
TURKISH EXPORTERS' ASSEMBLY HAS PUT ITS FUNDS INTO USE OF EXPORTERS: THE SOURCE IS FROM TİM, THE CREDIT IS FROM EXIMBANK
28 August 2018
İsmail Gülle, the President of TİM, said “Everybody knows that there is no economic reason behind the rise of the exchange rate. They are attacking our economy completely for political reasons. Day is the day of unity. The funds we give will return to our exporters 10 times more.”
TIM CHAIRMAN İSMAİL GÜLLE HAS ASKED SUPPORT FROM AMBASSADORS FOR EXPORTERS: SHOW THE WAY TO EXPORTERS AND WE REACH THE GOAL TOGETHER
03 September 2018
Turkish ambassadors from various countries of the world who gathered in Ankara for 10th Ambassadors Conference organized by Ministry of Foreign Affairs met with exporters in a working dinner held by Turkey Exporters Assembly (TIM) and Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK).
Latest Destination of Exporters: Cameroon
28 August 2018
Turkish Exporters Assembly organized a trade delegation with the coordination of Ministry of Trade in Douala, Cameroon. Cameroonian business people, payed a promising attention to the B2B sessions.
The first step against the rising exchange rates came from TIM. Gulle: We are ready to allocate the funds that we have to Eximbank
11 August 2018
İsmail Gulle, the President of TİM, said that they have decided to activate the resources that TIM and exporters' associations have for exporters not to be negatively affected by the speculative fluctuations of currency exchange rates.
Exports Will Soar with the 100-Day Action Plan
06 August 2018
Chairman of Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM), İsmail Gülle, evaluated the 100-day action plan announced by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
TİM Chairman Gülle: US sanctions are unacceptable
02 August 2018
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) Chairman Ismail Gülle, evaluated the sanctions imposed by the United States.
Joint Announcement, Record Breaking Export
02 August 2018
Ministry of Trade, which was formed by merging the Ministry of Customs and Trade and the Ministry of Economy, joined forces with Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) in announcing the preliminary export figures.
Intensive interest to exporters in Nigeria
07 August 2018
Turkey-Nigeria Business Forum and bilateral business negotiations, which is under the coordination of the Ministry of Trade and TIM organization, held in the commercial capital of Nigeria, Lagos on August 2, 2018.
TİM CHAIRMAN: “EXPORT OUR WAY OUT”
27 July 2018
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) Chairman, İsmail Gülle, evaluated the announced CBRT Balance of Payments. According to data, current account deficit reached $27.7 billion in the first five months of the year. Gülle stated that; "The current account deficit is one of the major problems of our country.
TİM DELEGATION VISITS NEW CABINET
30 July 2018
The Chairman of TİM İsmail Gülle and TİM Delegation, following the announcement of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's first cabinet of the new system met with the new cabinet in Ankara.
Board of Directors Have Been Elected
12 July 2018
Newly elected Sectors Council of Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TİM), held its first meeting today after the General Assembly on June 30th.
TİM Chairman: With the New Cabinet, We Are Closer to 2023 Targets
10 July 2018
Gülle stated that; “Under the leadership of President Erdoğan, the new government that will carry Turkey to 2023 targets, is now certain. With the new system, bureaucracy will be reduced and the decision-making mechanisms will act more effectively.”
İnoSuit Knowledge and Experience Sharing Session in Bursa
12 July 2018
İnoSuit Knowledge and Experience Sharing Session hosted by Uludağ Exporters' Associations was organized by Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TİM) and with the participation of nearly 100 firms and mentors.
There are No Winners in a Trade War
10 July 2018
Gülle said that: “The decision which came into force on Friday evening, put an additional 25 percent tax on 818 products imported by the US. This decision will affect not just these two countries but the welfare of whole world.”
InoSuit - Innovation Focused Mentorship Program Knowledge and Experience Sharing Gathering was Held at TİM
06 July 2018
InoSuit - Innovation Focused Mentorship Program Knowledge and Experience Sharing Gathering was Held at TİM
EXPORTS CONTINUED TO RISE IN ITS 20th CONSECUTIVE MONTH
02 July 2018
In June, automotive was the leading sector with $2.5 billion dollars. The sector's exports increased by 1.9% compared to the same month of the previous year. Automotive was followed by chemicals with $1.42 billion, apparel with $1.36 billion.
THE NEW CHAIRMAN OF EXPORTERS IS İSMAİL GÜLLE
03 July 2018
Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TIM) 25th General Assembly where 3 candidates competed, İsmail Gülle has been elected as a new chairman with 149 votes of the 398 delegates. The new chairman, Gülle said, "From now on, I will use this job in your best interest. Chair will shrink, services will grow ". Also 27 chairman of the sector councils have been elected at the General Assembly.
10 NEW DEMANDS FROM EXPORTS
03 July 2018
TİM Chairman Mehmet Büyükekşi thanked the Government for supports such as green passport, Eximbank support and project based incentive system, which were given to the exporters so far and he said, "However, our expectations have not finished. As exporters we have 10 new demands from our government.
ANNIVERSARY of EPIC of 15th JULY
18 July 2017
Board of directors of Turkish Exporters Assembly, Sectorial Leaders and Heads of Associations has met for the commemorative ceremony of “15th July Democracy and National Unity Day”.
Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) announced survey's results of Türkiye's Top 1000 Exporters in 2018
05 July 2019
The champions league ranking was announced in 2018 with record-breaking exports. According to the study of  "Türkiye's Top 1000 Export 2018", the top 1000 companies realized a total of 102.8 billion dollars of exports increased by 10.5 billion compared to the previous year. These companies are the biggest indicator that Türkiye's exports to be spread throughout the operating in 50 provinces. The automotive sector continued its leadership, Ford Otomotiv was the leader of Türkiye's export. The second place was Toyota and Tofaş was third.
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