World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkish Economy Minister Zafer Caglayan stated on Friday that Turkey's exports increased 5.6 percent in February 2013 to 11.6 billion USD. He added exports in the past 12 months reached $153.6 billion according to the figures of Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TIM).
In a written statement, Caglayan assessed the February 2013 figures of Turkey's exports which were announced by TIM's Director Mehmet Buyukeksi earlier on Friday.
Caglayan underlined that last year Turkey's exportation broke records and no doubt the same would be achieved this year too.
With a 9.2 percent increase, the automotive sector was ranked as first in February 2013's exports, he highlighted.
He added, Germany with $1.07 billion ranked at the top of the list for receiving most of the Turkish exports in February 2013 and Iraq followed Germany with 844 million USD.
After Germany and Iraq, Turkey's main partner countries for exports were the United Kingdom with $665 million, Russia with $591 million and Italy with $569 million.Last Mod: 01 Mart 2013, 17:27