Trade Minister Mehmet Muş made a statement about the export figures at a press conference.
Stating that Turkey continued the success it achieved in exports in 2021 in the first six months of 2022, Minister Muş said, "Our exports in June 2022 increased by 18.5 percent compared to the same month of the previous year and reached 23.4 billion dollars. I would like to state with pleasure that this is the highest monthly export figure of all time. Thus, we achieved the highest monthly export value in all of 2022's first six months. increased by 30 percent to 55 billion dollars.”
'We are moving towards our goal of 250 billion dollars'
“With our 12-month exports reaching $246.2 billion, we are advancing step by step towards the export target of 250 billion dollars, which we have pointed out for the end of 2022,” the Minister added.
“We broke monthly export records in 20 of the last 22 months”
Mustafa Gültepe, Chairman of the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM), said, “The continuation of the current upward momentum in our exports is extremely valuable for us. In June, our exports increased by 18 percent, reaching $23.4 billion, the highest monthly export figure to date. In the first 6 months, this figure approached 126 billion dollars with an increase of 20 percent. Our 12-month exports exceeded 246 billion dollars. We broke monthly export records in 20 of the last 22 months. I congratulate all our export family for this outstanding performance. At the point we have reached today, we see that Turkey is ready to talk about export targets beyond 250 billion dollars and to sail to new horizons.”