Vice President Oktay, at the Uzbekistan-Turkey Business Forum, said, "Despite the global epidemic crisis, our trade volume with Uzbekistan increased by 93 percent in the first five months of 2021 compared to the previous year and reached the level of 1.5 billion dollars." said.
Defense Industry President Prof. Dr. İsmail Demir stated that the desired figures in defense industry exports have not been reached yet, and to be honest, we are far below the level we desire and want for exports. Export is a must in sustainable industry, but we see that the future is very bright in this regard. “Hopefully, our goals will grow exponentially,” he said.
Turkey's exports to the Middle East countries increased by 15.2 percent in the first five months of the year compared to the same period of the previous year, reaching 10 billion 44 million 538 thousand dollars.
Trade Minister Mehmet Muş made statements regarding last minute export figures. Minister Muş said, "Our strong performance in exports continued in April, our exports increased by 109 percent and reached 18.8 billion dollars." said.
In the January-April period of the Republic of Turkey Devlet Demiryolları Taşımacılık AŞ (TCDD Taşımacılık AŞ), domestic transportation increased by 24.8 percent and international transportation increased by 19.8 percent compared to the same period of the previous year.