BY MURAT KUCUK
Operating in the gold, finance, energy, healthcare, automotive and real estate sectors with 43 subsidiaries, Ahlatci Holding aims to exceed USD 2bn in export volume, according to Ahmet Emin Ahlatci, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ahlatci Holding. The company, which exports to 29 countries, including the UAE, the U.S., the UK, Germany, Bulgaria, Panama, Israel, Palestine, Australia, and Iraq, reached an export volume of USD 1.4bn in the first quarter of the year. Ahlatci Holding, which employs 4,350 people in six different sectors, refines 25% of gold extracted in the country. “We’re able to process one tonne of gold per day with our gold refinery located in Corum,” said Ahlatci. The holding ’s turnover amounted to TRY 157bn in 2019 and TRY 196.5bn in 2020.