Akhisar (a prominent district of Manisa province) Commodity Exchange has been the exchange that increased its trading volume the most in the Aegean Region. It ranked second among all stock exchanges in Turkiye.
According to TOBB’s (The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkiye) 2021 annual report, registration transactions worth 93 billion 419 million 56 thousand 401.42 TL were carried out in 17 Commodity Exchanges in the Aegean Region. The transaction volume in 2021 rose by 42.25% compared to the transaction volume in 2020.
Akhisar Commodity Exchange, on the other hand, ranked first among the 17 Commodity Exchanges in the Aegean Region with its “106.32% rise” in its 2021 trading volume. In Turkiye, it ranked second after Şanlıurfa among all commodity exchanges.
Akhisar Commodity Exchange Chairman of the Board Alper Alhat said that the successes achieved are the result of the projects and teamwork carried out by the exchange. Alhat said, “We take care of every crop that is valued in the fertile lands of our district, especially olive and olive oil; we are doing our best to promote all our grown products on a global scale, thanks to our competitive, knowledgeable and conscious producers.”
“SUPPORTS SHOULD BE INCREASED”
Alhat stated that the state support to olives and olive oil should be increased in this direction and added, “We continue to work with all our strength to export our olives and olive oil in boxes, packaging and with high added value. However, we expect more support for further growth and more exports. If the supports are increased, we will attack in exports. Both the producer, the consumer and the state will win,” he said.