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Turkish Textile industry hopes for exports to US

A delegation from the leading Turkish textile/apparel associations recently travelled to the U.S., hoping to boost exports. Over 40 Turkish companies at...
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Posted on October 26, 2023

Soaring exports from Turkey

Ports in Turkey are facing a major increase in workload as export sales continue to soar. After the COVID-19 pandemic hurt trade in spring last year, Tu...
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Posted on December 9, 2021

Turkey reverses ban on plastic imports

The Government of Turkey recently barred recovered PE from import into the country, but has now repealed the ban and implemented an enhanced licensing syst...
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Posted on July 15, 2021

Armenia will extend ban Turkish imports

The Economy Minister said that they intend to extend the ban on imports of Turkish goods to the country, as well as their sale, since they are imported and...
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Posted on April 28, 2021

40% of EU Waste Exports End Up in Turkey

The majority of exports of waste from the EU land up in Turkey. European Union exports of waste to non-EU countries reached 32.7 million tons last year....
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Posted on April 19, 2021

Soap, Cleansers Export Ban Lifted

The prohibition in Iran on the export of soap and other cleansers have been lifted until further notice. Exports of soap and cleansers were banned after ...
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Posted on February 21, 2021

Turkey garment exports to exceed $20B

The garment industry of Turkey plans to make more than $20 billion in exports in 2021, according to the head of the Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TIM). H...
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Posted on January 26, 2021

Disinfectant exports from Turkey increase because of COVID-19

Disinfectant product exports from Turkey recorded a more than tenfold increase during the first four months of the year. The coronavirus pandemic increased...
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Posted on May 13, 2020

Turkey Wishes to Increase Exports to Libya

An Organisation of Independent Businessmen in Turkey has revealed that Ankara is looking to boost Turkish exports to Libya by over 571%. ٍFrom Tripoli,...
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Posted on January 10, 2020

Michigan farmers seek tariffs on Turkey cherry imports

Cheap imports of cherries from Turkey threaten the income of farmers in Michigan, who produce two-thirds of the country's sour cherry supply. This has p...
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Posted on August 5, 2019

Turkey exports watermelons to Germany

Aydin, a city in southwestern Turkey, produces 45 thousand tons of watermelons per year. 90% of these are consumed domestically, the remainder are expo...
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Posted on July 20, 2019

Turkey halves import tariffs on US goods

Turkey has decided to halve the additional duties on U.S. imports. The policy was instituted after Washington's announcement that they would decrease tarif...
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Posted on May 24, 2019

Sri Lanka tea exports increase

Exports of tea from Sri Lanka for the month of March 2019 totaled 26.4 million kgs, an increase of 0.3 million kgs against the volume of 26.1 million kgs r...
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Posted on April 22, 2019

Turkey’s export rise

In February, Turkey had the highest February export figure in the country's history. Exports increased by 5% in the first two months of the year, and impor...
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Posted on March 18, 2019

Turkish machinery wants to double exports

The machinery industry of Turkey was one of the three segments of industry with the highest increase in exports during 2018. The sector increased its expo...
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Posted on February 12, 2019

Turkey allows onion imports

The production of onions in Turkey reduced over the past two seasons. Usually import tariffs for onions are 49%. the Turkish ministry of trade announced t...
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Posted on February 6, 2019

Apple exports from Turkey take off

The Turkey West Mediterranean Exporters Association (BAIB) say that west Mediterranean Turkish growers have exported 21,900 tons of apples to 31 different ...
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Posted on November 3, 2018

Afghanistan’s exports worth $56 million

Afghan officials say that exports worth around 56 million US Dollars have been shipped to various countries via air corridors. The head of Public Relati...
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Posted on September 29, 2018

Turkey increases import tariffs

Turkey said yesterday that it is increasing tariffs on some U.S. imports like cars, alcohol, and coal — this is unlikely to have much economic impact but...
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Posted on August 16, 2018

Turkey exports $1.6B of hazelnuts in 10 months

Turkey sold over 255,000 tons of hazelnuts abroad in the first 10 months of the export season, realising $1.6 billion. The export volume between September...
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Posted on July 6, 2018

Turkey exports ice cream to 68 countries

Turkey exports ice cream to a total of 68 countries and four free zones, earning nearly $204 million in the past 5.5 years. According to data from the T...
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Posted on September 5, 2017

Turkey may stop Russia wheat imports

The economy minister of Turkey said that the country has not banned the import of wheat and similar products from Russia, but imports may completely stop a...
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Posted on March 24, 2017

Cultural goods exports from Turkey rise by 120 per cent

Cultural goods exports from Turkey, which mainly consists of the exports of handicrafts, has increased by 120 percent in the past five years. The exports ...
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Posted on December 28, 2016

Turkish exports down

Exports from Turkey decreased by three percent and imports increased by 0.5 percent in October, according to data released by the Turkish Statistical Insti...
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Posted on December 3, 2016

Turkey’s exports rise for the first time in 14 months

Turkey's exports have increased slightly in February compared with the same period last year. Exports totaled $10.8 billion last month, with an increase...
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Posted on March 17, 2016

Turkey hoping to increase exports

The Economy Minister of Turkey said on Dec. 26 that things would be much better in 2015. “We live in such an unpredictable region, where everything ca...
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Posted on January 13, 2015
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