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Turkey is increasing the export of carpets

05.12.2018 178 просмотров

In 2018, their exports will amount to $2.3 billion.


Salahattin Kaplan, a representative of the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM), said that during the 10 months of this year, exports of carpets from Turkey increased by 5.7%. Thus, according to the results of the year, the volume of deliveries of this type of product to world markets can reach $2.3 billion.

According to him, the carpets of Turkish manufacturers are distinguished by their quality and bright patterns and have been recognized all over the world. They have proven themselves in the markets of America and Europe, the Persian Gulf and the Middle East. In recent years, the demand for them has been growing in Africa and in Asian countries.

At the same time, more than half of Turkish carpet exports go to the US and EU countries. “The United States is the leading importer of Turkish carpets. Since the beginning of the year, carpet exports to the States have grown by 24% compared to the same period in 2017, to $516 million,” Kaplan said. He also noted that the share of Turkish suppliers in the US market is almost 25%.

Saudi Arabia is the second world importer of Turkish carpets. "The export of Turkish carpets in January-November 2018 to Saudi Arabia decreased by 18.1% compared to the same period in 2017 - to $ 239 million. Thus, Saudi Arabia took second place in the ranking of countries importing Turkish carpets," - said Salahattin Kaplan.

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