Turkey's gold imports hit highest on record

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Turkey's gold imports have surged to their highest on record so far with around 271 tonnes of gold import in the first 11 months of the year, Anadolu Agency reported.

According to Anadolu Agency (AA) datas, Turkey imported 270.7 tonnes of gold during between January and November in 2013, more than double 2012's full-year imports of 120.8 tonnes.

The second highest import rate in Turkey was in 2005 with 269,5 tonnes of gold while the lowest import rate in Turkey was in 2009 with 37,6 tonnes of gold import, Inanc Sozer, Odeabank official told Anadolu Agency.

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