The Chemical Industry Closed 2014 Again in the Top Places in Exports.Chemical industry Maintaining its place in the top 2014 in 3 exports, it reached its target of 18 billion dollars.
Istanbul Chemicals and Products Exporters' Association According to the (İKMİB) statement, the sector, which achieved its 2014 export target, ranked third after automotive, ready-made clothing and apparel. The chemical industry, which has shown a successful performance in exports of sub-sectors such as plastic products, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and pharmaceuticals, rubber and paint, aims to export 2015 billion dollars in 19.
industry last year Egypt is the largest exporterMade it to Iraq and Germany. While the tension in Egypt and political uncertainties continued to affect throughout the year, exports to the country decreased by 17 percent and amounted to 1 billion 229 million. After Egypt, Iraq and Germany, the sector made the most exports to Malta, Italy, United Arab Emirates, Iran, Russia, Spain and Azerbaijan-Nahcivan. The share of European countries continued to increase in this period.
In the last month of 2014, Iraq, Egypt and Malta took place in the top three. These countries were followed by Spain, Germany, Iran, Azerbaijan-Nakhchivan, United Arab Emirates, Italy and Saudi Arabia. With the recovery process in the last months of 2014, exports to Egypt increased by 83 percent in the last month of the year and reached 106 million dollars. Saudi Arabia was also among the countries that attracted attention with its 120 percent increase in exports. Exports to Saudi Arabia amounted to 37 million dollars. On the other hand, there was a 68 percent decrease in exports to the United Arab Emirates, and exports fell to 44 million dollars.
Chairman of the Board of İKMİB Murat AkyüzNoting that the chemical industry has reached its export target despite all the problems, he said:
“2014 was a year in which uncertainties were felt intensely. Despite the environmental factors and the ongoing problems in Egypt, Iran and Syria, we are happy to reach our export target. Year 2015 We set our export target as 19 billion dollars. We will balance the exports of neighboring countries, which were interrupted due to environmental and geopolitical problems, with markets such as the Far East and Asia, South America and Sub-Saharan Africa this year. In 2015, as İKMİB, trade and procurement committees, national participation fair organizations UR-GE The works we will carry out within the scope of the project will continue without slowing down.”
Source : bugun