Turkish packaging industry’s exports up in Jan-June
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
Zeki Saribekir, president of the association, said: “The [packaging] exports of our country in 2018 show an average growth of 12 percent per month.”
Packaging imports rose 7 percent in quantity and 13 percent in value compared to the first six month of 2017.
In Jan.-June period, the top country with packaging exports in terms of value was Germany, followed by Britain, Iraq, Italy and Israel.
When considering the total export figures, plastic packaging was ranked first with 65 percent share, and paper/cardboard packages ranked second with 24 percent.