BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 10
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Car exports from Turkey to Tajikistan decreased by 82.5 percent in 2019 compared to the results of 2018, amounting to $4.9 billion, a source in the Turkish Trade Ministry told Trend Jan. 10.
In December 2019, car exports from Turkey to Tajikistan also decreased by 91.6 percent compared to the same period in 2018, amounting to $161.4 million.
Turkey’s car exports decreased by 3.1 percent in 2019, compared to 2018, having exceeded $30.5 billion.
Car exports accounted for 17 percent of Turkey's total exports in 2019.
Turkey's car exports increased by 2.9 percent in December 2019, compared to December 2018, and amounted to over $2.5 billion.
Car exports accounted for 16.5 percent of Turkey's total exports in December 2019.
Turkey's foreign trade turnover amounted to over $33.2 billion in November 2019.
Turkish exports grew by 0.1 percent in November 2019, compared to November 2018, amounting to just over $15.5 billion.
Turkey's imports increased by 9.7 percent in November 2019, compared to the same month of 2018, and exceeded $17.7 billion.
Turkey's foreign trade turnover exceeded $340.5 billion in the first 11 months of 2019.
Turkey ranks sixth in Europe in car production. Ford, Fiat, Renault, Toyota, Honda, Opel, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz and MAN are assembled in Turkey. Turkey also manufactures local brands of buses such as BMC, Temsa and Otokar.
Follow the author on Twitter: @rhafizoglu