Apparel maker Yesim Tekstil has registered an 18 per cent year-on-year jump in export income to US$106 million for the first five months of 2004.

The Bursa-based company, which posted export income of US$254m for full-year 2003, also saw its share of exports destined for the United States fall to 33 per cent for the five-month period, down from 56 per cent in the comparable year-ago period.

Yesim is targeting export income of US$300m for full-year 2004.