Ahmet Erkan Çetinkayış Director General of Ministry of Economy General Directorate of Import, Ramazan Kısa Director General of General Directorate of European Union, Hakkı Karabörklü Assistant Director General of General Directorate of Product Safety and Inspection and Economy Experts pay a visit and make an examination in Afyonkarahisar.
Annual export target is $1 Billion.
ATSO Vice Chairman Ahmet Şükrü Köse, who made the opening speech of the meeting, gave information about Afyonkarahisar and ATSO. Köse, "Afyonkarahisar have a foreign trade surplus, we reach to the current situation and made significant improvements in recent years, with provided export supports. Afyonkarahisar exported $ 80 million in 2003 and in 2017 our export reached 313 million dollars."
20 percent of egg production of Turkey is produced in Afyonkarahisar.
Köse said that Afyonkarahisar is an important player on egg export. The egg is the second largest export item of Afyonkarahisar which is under the section of Fishery and Animal Products. Approximately 20 percent of egg production in Turkey is carried out in our city. 30 percent of total egg export in Turkey is exported from Afyonkarahisar.