Turkey’s foreign trade statistics announced for September
The country’s seasonally and calendar adjusted exports and imports, meanwhile, rose 5.1% and 2.7%, respectively in September compared with the previous month. Turkey’s calendar adjusted exports, however, slid 2.9% while imports dropped 14.8% from a year earlier.
Turkey’s exports to the European Union dropped 7.7% on the year to $5.508 billion in September from $5.970 billion in the same month of 2014. Germany continued to be Turkey’s top export destination, with exports reaching $1.138 billion. Germany was followed by the UK ($959 million), Iraq ($607million) and Italy ($583 million) as the main destinations for Turkish exports.
In September, China remained the largest source of Turkey’s imports, with imports worth $1.968 billion. China was followed by Germany ($1.607 billion), Russia ($1.423 billion) and the USA ($1.023 billion) in the list of the largest exporters to Turkey.
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