Expressing that exports increased by 22.3 percent in April compared to 2019 before the pandemic, Muş said, “Our exports kept above pre-pandemic levels.”
Highlights from Minister Mehmet Muş’s statements;
Our imports increased by 61.4 percent in April compared to the same month of the previous year and amounted to 21.9 billion dollars. Our foreign trade deficit in April declined from $ 4.6 billion to $ 3.1 billion, decreasing by 31.9 percent compared to April 2020.
The ratio of exports to imports increased by 19.5 points in April to 85.7 percent, while it was 97.7 percent excluding energy imports.
“We will not remain indifferent to the problems of any of our citizens”
In the new period, we will visit every corner of our country and intensify the consultation processes regarding your problems. We will visit the facilities of our producers one by one and identify the failing points on site. We will not remain indifferent to any of our citizens’ problems.
It’s time to talk over $ 200 billion
We are one step closer to exceeding our Mid-Term Program target of $ 184 billion by the end of 2021. We have exceeded this target with our annualized exports. Now is the time to talk about increasing our annual exports above 200 billion dollars.
Top 3 exporting provinces
TİM President İsmail Gülle said, “April was the second month in the history of the Republic, after March 2021, in which we realized the highest export volume.
The top 3 provinces with the highest exports were Istanbul with 7 billion 239 million dollars, Bursa with 1 billion 360 million dollars, and Kocaeli with 1 billion 321 million dollars, “he said.