Turkey’s exports surpass $160 billion in last 12 months
The assembly announced Turkey’s export figures for April, revealing that the country’s exports went up by 15 percent to reach $13.54 billion.
It added the country’s exports in the first four months of this year rose by 10.4 percent and became $54.7 billion.
The figures come one day after official trade balance data for the first quarter of the year.
Turkey’s exports in the first quarter of 2018 reached $41.2 billion, up 8.9 percent from the same period in 2017, while imports rose to nearly $62 billion, up 22.7 percent, according to Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) data released on April 30.
The figures indicated a rising foreign trade deficit in the period, up to $20.7 billion.