Turkish exporters start new campaign
"We are expecting our exports, which were 36 million tons in 2000, to reach 200 million tons in 2023," he said in a statement.
Stating that exports reached 146 million tons in 2019, Gulle said: “With our rising exports, the need for logistics is obviously increasing. Rival countries build their entire strategy on this."
"For example, while China delivers its products to all over the world in 15 days by train, we are not yet able to deliver our products to European countries, which are 2,000 to 3,000 kilometers away, in less than a week," he said.
Citing national figures, he said air cargo for export is falling, while rail cargo is stable. ■