Exports of woven textiles from the Southeastern Anatolia Project (GAP) region in the first half of 2001 increased by 17.5 per cent to $22.5m, the Anadolu Agency reported. In the same period last year, the region exported woven textiles of $19.2m. Officials at the Southeastern Anatolia Exporters' Associations said on Saturday that most of the goods were exported to Italy, Belgium, the US, Greece, France, Israel and Algeria.