President Erdogan, in his speech at TIM General Assembly, said: We closed 2018 exports as $ 168 billion. As of May this year, our exports increased to 171.4 billion dollars. The increase in exports is positive but insufficient. We need to cross the $ 200 billion limit as soon as possible .
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey Exporters Assembly attended the 26th General Assembly and Export Champions Awards Ceremony. President Erdogan made a speech at the program held at Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel.
Speaking at the program, President Erdogan, Turkey Exporters Assembly 26th General Assembly, Wishing to be beneficial, as champions of the export awards, congratulated the companies and business people who will.
Powerful Turkey, a strong economy, strong exports, strong human resources, strong infrastructure and export ecosystem as the expressed 5G vision that besides always exporter studies carried out and will continue to be indicating that President Erdogan yesterday that Tajikistan Asian Security and attend the Economic Cooperation meeting recalled said they discussed steps on how to improve co-operation between countries.
FOREIGN INVESTMENTS HAVE REACHED 13 BILLION DOLLARS, despite the campaigns against our country
President Erdogan said last year that the number of companies exporting $ 1 billion and above increased from 10 to 13, and said, Likewise, the number of firms exporting 100 million dollars and over has increased from 145 to 171. The average number of employees of the first 1000 exporters increased from 704 in the previous year to 781 last year.
President Erdogan pointed out that the increase in the exchange rate caused difficulties in some areas such as the financial sector and brought great opportunities for exporters. At a time when we have reached this figure decreased investment in the world shows that Turkey still continues to be the center of attraction "the assessment found.
President Erdogan stated that they received news that the tourism target of 50 million tourists will be captured this year, and that 70 million tourists and 70 billion dollars tourism income, which is the target of 2023, is no longer a dream and has become a reality every day.
President Erdogan stated that all these developments, which reduce the need for foreign financing, provide the most advantage for exporters and said, bekliy I expect you to make the best use of these opportunities. Of course Turkey and the value of China's consistently expressed or implied by currency devaluation, as did Russia has no chance of keeping below. Because so much intertwined with Turkey entered into the world economy, particularly in Europe, unlike the countries that resort to such way is a unified country. For this, we need to carry out the steps we take within the rules of free market economy.
SA No matter how volatile our relations with the EU, we have to keep the economic dimension intact
Regarding the fluctuations in political relations with the European Union, President Erdogan stated that the economic dimension of the relations should be kept intact. We will comply with the rules of trade that we carry out in developed countries, especially in Europe, and we will increase our exports by constantly looking for new markets and expanding existing markets. I see the determination, courage and courage to show this success. U
Addressing entrepreneurs, business people, industrialists, traders and producers, President Erdogan said, guven Trust your country, trust your state, trust your future. Direct all opportunities in your hands to investment, production, employment and export. So both win yourself and your sons contribute to the construction of your dreams. Turkey is a country that the current account deficit, we have to move very close to a current account surplus countries. We trust you, we want you to trust us .
WE RESERVED 3.1 BILLION LIRA RESOURCES FOR SUPPORTING EXPORTERS
President Erdogan stated that the physical modernization of the customs gates continued uninterrupted, that they accelerated the projects aimed at the digitalization of customs, and that the export companion certificate in exportation by road started this application and saved time and cost in export operations. presented.
President Erdogan stated that they have allocated 2 billion Turkish lira for exporters last year and 3.1 billion Turkish lira this year for the exporters, and they have increased the capital of Turk Eximbank from 3 billion Turkish lira to 10 billion Turkish lira last year. billion dollars in financing, and thus financed 26 percent of total exports.
EXCHANGE TAXES FOR EXPORTERS AND INDUSTRIES
President Erdogan pointed out that 11 489 companies benefited from the support provided to SMEs and exporters., Now I want to give you another good news. I hope that I signed today with an Presidential Decision to be published in the Official Gazette tomorrow and we bring exemption from foreign exchange sales to the members of the industrial registry certificate holders and exporters' unions. In other words, our exporters will no longer pay 1% of the Foreign Exchange Tax when buying foreign currency. Thus, we prevent the measures taken to prevent foreign exchange speculation from affecting our exporters. I wish this Presidential Decision will be beneficial for our economy and you.
President Erdogan, pointing out that political and economic as the construction of a new world order at the global level, the process of the US in the world economy, European Union, China, Russia, Japan, located in Turkey, immediately followed by the group of countries like India too closely stressed.
Turkey's 2023 goals, the most important title of one of the world reminded that to be among the 10 largest economies President Erdogan said that later this month will be held in Osaka, Japan, the G-20 ministerial relating to the Summit and make the preparations of the Central Bank officials.
LER Those who consider the S-400 issue as a defense system discussion cannot read the large photo
President Erdogan, G-20 Summit will meet with leaders of the United States, China, Russia and Germany, said on July 2, will visit China, talks about how to improve relations there.
President Erdogan, who stated that they had an intensive agenda at the United Nations General Assembly in September, continued as follows: ayet If we follow our goals strictly, if we fulfill the requirements, let us know that no one can interrupt us. All of the events that our country has experienced in recent years are nothing more than the manifestations of this great struggle. If there are still those who see the July 15 coup attempt as a theater or a group within the army, they are misguided. If anyone still sees the S-400 issue as an ordinary defense system discussion, he can't read the big photo. If anyone still discusses the Syrian issue at the level of Syrian wandering in the country, it is totally unaware of the brutal game in our region. In fact, I don't even want to excuse them, I mean, if there are those who are in a state of ignorance enough to say that our state ties them to a monthly salary, we should warn them together. We linking salary to the Syrians no, we were just orphans who are citizens of the Republic of Turkey, orphans, the poor, giving to the poor salary through our governor and our district, so I already know my citizens. If there are still those who see the discussions on hydrocarbon exploration in the Eastern Mediterranean as a simple oil and natural gas fight, then they don't understand it. that is to say that our state ties them to a monthly salary. We linking salary to the Syrians no, we were just orphans who are citizens of the Republic of Turkey, orphans, the poor, giving to the poor salary through our governor and our district, so I already know my citizens. If there are still those who see the discussions on hydrocarbon exploration in the Eastern Mediterranean as a simple oil and natural gas fight, then they don't understand it. that is to say that our state ties them to a monthly salary. We linking salary to the Syrians no, we were just orphans who are citizens of the Republic of Turkey, orphans, the poor, giving to the poor salary through our governor and our district, so I already know my citizens. If there are still those who see the discussions on hydrocarbon exploration in the Eastern Mediterranean as a simple oil and natural gas fight, then they don't understand it.
WE CONTINUE OUR SEARCH IN THE EXCLUSIVE ECONOMIC REGIONS IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN
President Erdogan, Turkey's eastern Mediterranean in exclusive emphasis on continued their search in the place reserved for him in the economic zone, "If you play the eye Someone eyebrow we, together with our whole frigate, we are taking our place alongside our right that ship together with our aircraft needed, and we continue our work. One of them has given instructions, they have given orders to arrest the staff of those ships, lick your palm, what do you arrest, what do you arrest? Our armed forces, with all our possibilities here, we are already in the Eastern Mediterranean and have already taken our place. It is our duty to protect those personnel and we will continue to do this from beginning to end. Currently, our work continues uninterrupted. Besides, if still the Palestinian issue of Jerusalem,
President Erdogan said, The French President wants us to withdraw from this gap, what are you saying, what are you doing there? We're on the coast, coast. We are guarantors in Cyprus, guarantors in Greece, guarantors in England, what are you? You have no identity there. If you're making such a statement on behalf of the Ha Total company, then show your power of attorney, which means that you left the Presidency and started attorneyship. But when Tayyip Erdogan speaks as a guarantor country, if Greece speaks as a guarantor country, if England speaks as a guarantor country, what do you speak? Kul he said.
YAK THE NEAREST INTEREST OF FOREIGN MEDIA AND POLITICS WITH ISTANBUL SELECTION ALI
President Erdogan stated that a renewal election will be held for the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality on 23 June and said, secim Only one mayor will be elected with this election. It is the election, or rather it will be what it should be, it is a manifestation of the national will .
Foreign media and foreign politicians, non-governmental organizations interested in the election of Istanbul should be questioned underlining the need to be questioned President Erdogan, Again, terrorist organizations, when we look at the statements made by them, we wonder why these terrorist organizations in Istanbul we stand by saying that we stand by the election. ? These are terrorist organizations, they do not nominate themselves. In addition to not nominating candidates, they say that we are on the side of something, I think they should give us something. The importance we attach to the election of the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality is against these terrorist organizations and we are against the structures supported by these terrorist organizations. Fark
President Erdogan stated that the decision to renew the election in Istanbul was taken entirely for legal reasons and that everyone who has respect for democracy and law should consent to the results of Sunday's election and surrender.
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President Erdogan said that nearly 60 terrorists have been neutralized in Operation Pawe and that the fight against terrorists in northern Iraq continues.
President Erdogan, would continue to evaluate the process of change taking place at the global level in favor of Turkey to receive the best results attract attention, "This is the first falls very important tasks for our exporters. We will work together to increase production and employment, and we will ensure that the current account deficit, which is the most important condition for reaching our targets in the economy, will be transformed into surplus.
After his speech, President Erdogan presented his awards to export champions.
Program; Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak, Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan, Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank, Transport and Infrastructure Minister Mehmet Cahit Turanli, Family, Labor and Social Services Minister Zehra Zumrut Selcuk, Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy and Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya also participated.
Source: Presidential Office of the Republic of Turkey