Turkish Exporters Assembly
Treasury and Finance Minister Nureddin Nebati has said he had a "fruitful" meeting with the representatives of the business world in Istanbul.
"We held a productive meeting today with our representatives from the business world, the real sector and [nongovernmental organizations] NGOs," Nebati wrote on his Twitter account on Dec. 11 after the meeting.
Turkey's automotive sector topped the country's exports with $30.6 billion in 2019, while Istanbul was the largest exporter city in the country.
Overall exports increased 2 percent to reach $180.47 billion, hitting historical highs in 2019, according to data compiled by Anadolu Agency from the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM).
Turkey will continue retaliating against U.S. sanctions but will stay open to dialogue and cooperation, Turkish Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan said at a meeting organized by the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) in the capital Ankara on Aug. 17.
Turkey’s exports rose 16.3 percent on a yearly basis to reach nearly $12.2 billion in January, the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) announced on Feb. 1.
A new Turkish Trade Center was opened in New York's Manhattan on Sept. 21.
"New York is where everything begins, is designed, born and distributed all around the world," Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci said at the opening ceremony of the center.
"New York's gross domestic product is around $1.4 trillion, higher than the GDP of Russia," Zeybekci added.