Turkish Exporters Assembly

Finance minister meets with business world

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.

Automotive sector tops Turkey's exports in 2019

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).

Turkish Trade Center opens in New York's Manhattan

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.