The President of the Republic of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said: “In the 1st semester, we exceeded 126 billion dollars in exports and we will reach an amount close to 300 billion dollars by the end of the year. year. year”.
Erdogan spoke on Saturday at the inauguration of the Ferre home appliance factory in Kayseri, southern Turkey.
Erdogan assured that the world is currently facing one of the worst economic turbulences, started with the Covid-19 pandemic and then accentuated by the war between Russia and Ukraine.
“In the first half of the year, we exceeded 126 billion dollars in exports and we will reach an amount close to 300 billion dollars by the end of the year”, underlined the head of the Turkish state, an economy which tends to beat a new export record despite the so-called turbulence.
The Turkish leader notably recalled that the figures show that tourism will break records in 2022 before adding:
“Today, all developed countries, from America to Germany, are grappling with inflation as well as problems in health, energy, food and employment. inflation rates in almost all of these countries have reached their highest levels in 40 to 50 years. For the first time, those who exploited the rest of the world for its own well-being and security, began to face the realities of life and the economy.
On the situation in Ukraine, Erdogan insisted on the role of mediator played by the Türkiye, in particular with regard to the cereals blocked in the Ukrainian ports because of the war.
“We are fully determined to continue our diplomatic efforts until peace is established between Russia and Ukraine,” he said.
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