Turkey posts nearly $681M trade surplus with EU in September
In the first nine months of 2019, Turkey’s export to the EU amounted to €59.7 billion ($66 billion), while its import from the block totaled €53.4 billion ($59 billion), registering a €6.3 billion ($7 billion) trade surplus.
EU’s trade in September
Eurostat also noted that the block’s total exports of goods reached €168.3 billion ($185 billion) in September, up by 4.3% year-on-year.
It added imports of the EU across the world stood at €173.3 billion (nearly $190 billion) in the month, up by 6.4% compared to September 2018.
"As a result, the EU28 recorded a €5 billion deficit in trade in goods with the rest of the world in September 2019, compared with €1.5 billion in September 2018," it said.
Intra-EU28 trade rose to €301 billion ($332 billion) in September, with a 2.3% rise compared with the same period last year, while the extra-EU28 exports of goods was €168.3 billion ($185 billion), up by 4.3%.