October 20, 2021
Economy

New strategy to boost Turkish exports in remote markets: Erdoğan

The success story of Turkish exporters in close regions will now be extended further as Turkey will implement a new strategy seeking to boost its exports to remote markets, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Saturday.

Speaking at the Export Champions program of the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM) in the commercial capital Istanbul, Erdoğan stated countries within a 2,000-kilometer (1,243-mile) range have constituted two-thirds of total exports. “We are now realizing the distant countries strategy with the target of an 8,000-kilometer range. Our goal is to increase our country’s share in exports fourfold to countries in distant geographies. Within this scope, we will be revealing in the coming days our action plan to increase our exports to $81.5 billion (TL 704.54 billion) in 17 countries that make up 64% of the world economy with a combined $84.5 trillion…

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