Fikret Kileci, the coordinator president of Southeast Anatolia Exporters Union (GAIB) stated that they made an export that is valued at 4 billion 819 million 40 thousand dollar in the first 7 months of 2020. He said:
‘’As in all over the world, the sectors in Turkey also are negatively affected by the pandemic; the recovery in export started in May and reached it’s peak in July.
International trade started to recover and increases in export and production have been seen. The export increase in our Southeast Anatolia zone can be clearly seen. The month July is recorded as having the highest export of all time in Gaziantep. we appreciate the Southeast Anatolia exports.’’
Kalyoncu stated that Gaziantep made an export worth 728 million 793 thousand dollar in July and there was 9.1 percent of increase compared to July 2019. Southeast Anatolia zone made an export worth 839 million 307 thousand dollars in July and had 5.3 percent of increase. Kalyoncu said:
‘’Gaziantep made 4 billion 174 million 550 thousand dollars of export and Southeast Anatolia zone made 4 billion 819 million 40 thousand dollars of export in the first 7 months of 2020. Gaziantep was a leading export city of the zone in July and became the 5th city that exported the most in the first 7 months of 2020.’’
source: AA / translated by Bazaar Team