Turkish automotive industry export amounts to $2.8 billion in June

The Turkish automotive industry exports amounted to $2.8 billion in June, Yeni Shafak newspaper reports. In keeping with the statement made by the Uludag Automotive Industry Exporters' Association (OIB), the automotive industry's June exports, which have been the top sector of Turkiye's exports for 16 consecutive years, hit $2.8 billion, a 17.9 percent rise over the same month in 2021.

"Although we, as the automotive industry, struggled with multiple problems such as the chip crisis and energy costs, we managed to reach the highest monthly export figure this year in June," OIB chairman Baran Celik said.

In the first six months of 2022, exports increased by 6.1 percent and reached $15.3 billion. At the automotive industry's sub-product groupings, exports in the "supply industry" climbed by 11 percent in June compared to the same month of the previous year, reaching about $1.2 billion.