Turkey's chemistry sector exports rised by four times

Murat Akyuz, chairman of the Istanbul Chemical Sustances Exporters' Association (IKMIB), said that exports by the chemistry sector, which were about 2.6 billion USD in 2002, increased by four times in the last six years.

Turkey's chemistry sector exports rised by four times
Exports of Turkish chemistry sector rose 51.6 percent to 7.3 billion USD in the first half of 2008.

In an interview with the A.A, Murat Akyuz, chairman of the Istanbul Chemical Sustances Exporters' Association (IKMIB), said that exports by the chemistry sector, which were about 2.6 billion USD in 2002, increased by four times in the last six years.

"The chemistry sector became the third sector making the highest amount of exports. In the first half of the last year, our exports were about 4.8 billion USD. Exports rose 51.6 percent to 7.3 billion in the same period this year. Accordingly, the chemistry sector's share in Turkey's exports became 10.8 percent," he said.

Akyuz added that they revised their year-end target and increased it from 12 billion USD to 14 billion USD.

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