Turkish exports break records in June, first half of year
Turkish exports reached $19.8 billion in June, up 47% from the same month last year, Mehmet Muş said, citing preliminary foreign trade figures.
Surging 40% year-on-year, Turkey's exports hit $105 billion in the first six months of this year, Muş added.
The country's imports also posted an annual rise of 27.5% to $126.1 billion in January-June, he stressed.
The exports/imports coverage ratio went up 7.3 percentage points to 83.2 during the same period.
"Our foreign trade deficit narrowed 11.4% from the same period of last year, reaching $21.2 billion," Muş added.