Turkish State Minister for foreign trade Zafer Caglayan said on Monday that Turkey's export target for 2010 was set as 111 billion USD.
Releasing a statement, Caglayan said that the rising trend in Turkey's export would continue in 2010.
He noted that the government would support exporters and increase market diversification, expressing belief that they would even exceed 111 billion USD target in 2010.
Caglayan said that January 2010 export increased 12.6 percent and reached 624 million USD in electric-electronic sector when compared to January 2009, while textile export rose 20.6 percent to 482 million USD.
Caglayan reminded that the government exceeded 2009 export target 3.7 billion USD, and reached 102.2 billion USD.
Turkish govt sets 2010 export target as $111 bln
Caglayan said on Monday that Turkey's export target for 2010 was set as 111 billion USD.