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23:52, 21 July 2018 Saturday
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Turkey's exports rise in June
Turkey's exports rise in June

Turkish exports reach $12.7B in the month, up 1.8 pct year-on-year, including an 89 pct rise in exports to Russia

World Bulletin / News Desk

The value of Turkey's exports rose 1.8 percent year-a-year to $12.7 billion in June, the country’s main exporters’ association said on Saturday.

The Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TIM) said exports in the first half of the year also climbed 8.2 percent to reach almost $76.4 billion.

Turkey's total exports in the last 12-month period rose 4.5 percent compared to the previous 12 months to stand at $147.3 billion.

In June, the automotive sector contributed the highest exports with $2.5 billion, up 16.4 percent over the same month last year.

It was followed by the clothing and chemical sectors with $1.4 billion and $1.3 billion, respectively.

The highest increase among industrial products was seen in ship and yacht sector exports with a 178 percent rise, TIM said.

Another prominent rising export sector in June was the olive and olive oil sector, up 63 percent.


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