Turkey forms Union of Carpet Exporters in Gaziantep

The new union in Gaziantep is expected to make the province the center of carpet manufacturing and exports in Turkey.

Turkey forms Union of Carpet Exporters in Gaziantep

A Union of Carpet Exporters in South-Eastern Anatolia has been established in Gaziantep.

In a joint written statement issued on Monday, Justice and Development (AK) Party deputies from Gaziantep Fatma Sahin, Mahmut Durdu, Mehmet Sari, Halil Mazicioglu, Ozlem Muftuoglu and Mahmut Erdogan said that the efforts made by carpet manufacturers and exporters resulted in the establishment of the new union.

Turkish State Minister in charge of foreign trade, Zafer Caglayan, approved the establishment of the new union in Gaziantep.

Turkey's exports of carpets in 2008 were worth around 1.1 billion USD. Exports of carpets from Gaziantep in 2008 constituted a value of 795 million USD.

The new union in Gaziantep is expected to make the province the center of carpet manufacturing and exports in Turkey.



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