The total exports by the Unions affiliated with the General Secretariat of Central Anatolian Exporters Union increased by 8,8 % in January-February period, 2012 as compared to the same period of the previous year, totaling approximately $ 1.299 million. The share held by OAİB in the total exports of Turkey in the first two months of 2012, realized at 7.3%.
Exports as recorded in the period January-February, 2012 registered increases of 55,7% ($ 97 million) for the Central Anatolian Cereals, Pulses, Oil Seeds and Products Exporters Union; 9.9% ($ 239 million) for Ankara Ferrous and Non-ferrous Metals Exporters Union; 4,2% ($ 292,4 million) for the Cement, Glass, Ceramic and Soil Products Exporters Union; %8,9 (52,6 million) Central Anatolian Wood and Forestry Products Exporters Union. On the other hand, the export of the Central Anatolian Machinery and Accessories Exporters Union decreased by 34.3% ($ 384,5 million).
The export value of the Ornamental Plants Exporters Union that joined June 2011 in the General Secretariat is $ 9,4 million in January-February period of 2012. In addition, HVAC Industry Exporters Union and Defence Industry Exporters Union, which have just established, export $ 163,9 million and $ 59,8 million in the same period, respectively.
The unions, which are affiliated with the General Secretariat of Central Anatolian Exporters Union achieved exports to 188 countries including the free zones in the two month period of 2012. The countries claiming the highest shares in the total exports of the Secretariat General are the following: Iraq (a share of 8.8%), Germany (a share of 8.5%), USA (a share of 6,3%), Azerbaijan (a share of 5.7%), Saudi Arabia (a share of 4.6%), United Kingdom (a share of 4.4%), Russian Federation (a share of 3.7%), Italy (a share of 3.5%), Iran (a share of 3.0%) and France (a share of 2.9%).