The data on Türkiye's exports in 2022 is announced at the meeting held in İstanbul with the participation of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Record-breaking exports reached 254 billion dollars in 2022.
TİM's Chairman Mustafa Gültepe said that, exports increased to 162 countries and broke the annual records in 108 countries.
In spite of the negative effects of the slowdown in global markets, Türkiye's exports hit record once again. Türkiye's exports reached 254 billion dollars, with 12.9% annual increase.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced 2022 exports data at the meeting held in İstanbul with the participations of Minister of Trade Mehmet Muş, Minister of Industry and Technology Mustafa Varank, Minister of Treasury and Finance Nureddin Nebati, and Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Fatih Sönmez. Turkish Exporters Assembly's (TİM's) Chairman Mustafa Gültepe said that there wasn't even a single country which has not been familiar with Turkish products. Gültepe continued by stating that:
TOP THREE EXPORT PARTNERS WERE GERMANY, USA, AND IRAQ
“Germany, USA, Iraq, UK and Italy were our top 5 export partners. The countries that our exports increased the most are Russia, Iraq, USA, Germany, and Romania, in descending order. While we increased our exports in 162 countries, we hit records in 108 countries. We increased the number of countries that we exported more than $1 billion to 52. While our 16 sectors hit records, our 23 sectors' exports exceeded $1 billion. 21,501 new exporters joined our family, whose exports reached at $3.7 billion in total.
UNIT VALUE INCREASED TO $1.44
Mustafa Gültepe noted that, TİM and exporters associations organized 72 trade delegations in 43 countries and welcomed 38 delegations in Türkiye in 2022, and they held total of 26 thousand bilateral talks during these delegations. “We attended a total of 184 expos, domestic and overseas, in variety of sectors. We increased our unit export value to $1.44 per kilogram, with an increase of 14.7.%”, said Gültepe.
WE WORK WITH THE VISION OF ADDING TÜRKİYE AMONG TOP 10 EXPORTERS
Gültepe, noting that they revised TİM's vision and mission in accordance with the changes and transformations in global markets, said that they work with the vision of making Türkiye one of the top 10 exporters. “To introduce our country's production potential to the world we will boost our overseas activities. We will hold 100 trade delegations in 60 cotunries, and 45 purchasing delegations from 120 countries. We will attend 250 expos in 55 countries with exporters associations”, said Gültepe.