Turkish auto market aims over US$32 billion exports in 2019

11:17 | 08/01/2019 Car & Motor

Turkey's automotive industry exports will exceed US$32 billion in 2019, the head of the Uludağ Automotive Industry Exporters' Association (OİB) said.

"As the automotive industry, we aim to overcome all difficulties and to close this year with an increase in exports. In this direction, we set our export target in 2019 at US$32 billion," Baran Çelik, the chief executive officer of OIB, said in a statement.

Çelik said that Turkish automotive sector exports reached US$31.6 billion in 2018, an increase of 11 percent compared to 2017, noting that Turkey achieved another year full of records.

"Last year, we achieved an export average of US$2.63 billion on a monthly basis," he added.

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