World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkey's imports were also up in the same period, increasing by 25 percent to $21.3 billion, TurkStat said.
The country's foreign trade deficit totalled $7.3 billion in October, marking an increase of 73.9 percent compared with the same month last year.
Exports to the EU, the country's main trading partner, went up 11.4 percent to $6.9 billion, with Germany being the largest export market with $1.45 billion.
Germany was followed by the U.K with $890 million, U.S. with $771 million and Italy with $746 million.
Most imports came from China ($2.11 billion) followed by Germany ($2.33 billion), Russia ($1.793 billion) and Italy ($1.79 billion).
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