TİM | Head organization of Turkey's exports

Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM) which is the head organization of exporter companies was founded in 1993.


Membership to one of the export association is compulsory for exporting companies.

There were 60 thousand exporting companies in Turkey in 2013 and there are 60 export associations in 26 sectors.


TIM's headquarter is in Istanbul. The organs of TIM are General Assembly, Council of Sectors, Board of Directors, Board of Advisors, and General Secretaryship. TIM represents all exporters in all levels through the most democratic elections. It establishes and operates the required mechanisms for the involvement of the members in the decision processes. TIM provides contact and coordination between the exporters' unions and sectors.


Automotive Industry


Cement, Glass, Ceramic and Soil Products

Cereals, pulses, oil seeds and products

Chemicals Industry

Defence and Aerospace Industry

Dried Fruits and products

Electrical-Electronics and Services

Ferrous and Nonferrous Metals

Fresh Fruits and vegetables

Fruits - vegetables

HVAC-R Industry

Hazelnut and products

Leather and Leather Products

Live Stock, Aquatic Products

Machinery and Accessories

Minerals and metals

Olive and Olive oil

Ornamental Plants and Products

Precious Mine and Jewelry

Ready wear and Apparels

Ships and Yacht


Textile and Raw Materials


Wood and Forestry Products

Main activities and export projection of Turkish Exporters Assembly

TIM, with involvement of relevant stake holders, prepared "2023 Turkey Export Strategy".


The Republic of Turkey plans to reach 500 billion dollar for exports and 1,1 trillion dollar foreign trade volume in 2023 as the hundredth year of its foundation.

Turkey as the 17th largest economy in the world aims at being among the Top 10 economies in the globe in 2023 as the 100th year of its foundation. TIM is in charge of plans, designs, and works for increasing exports to 500 billion US Dollar and foreign trade volume to 1,1 trillion dollar.


TIM prepared the strategy in the sectoral dimensions, it is aimed to determine Turkey's export strategy till 2023 in macro level, adapting it for execution, and performance management. Strategy map and the framework of performance program are drawn as the output of the project through which the export vision is evaluated in three five-year periods.

TIM Office Istanbul

Dış Ticaret Kompleksi Çobançeşme Mevkii
Sanayi Cd. B Blok Kat:9 Yenibosna-İstanbul

Phone: 0212 454 04 90 / 454 04 91
Fax: 0212 454 04 13 / 454 04 83

TIM Office Ankara

Ceyhun Atuf Kansu Cad. No: 120
Balgat Çankaya-ANKARA

Phone: 0312 472 05 60 / 472 05 61
Fax: 0312 472 05 85