Export of Turkish cement to Turkmenistan increases
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb. 19
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Turkey’s export of cement to Turkmenistan increased in January 2020, Turkey’s Ministry of Trade told Trend on Feb. 19.
In January 2020, Turkey’s export of cement to Turkmenistan increased by 1.4 percent compared to January 2019, and exceeded $1.2 million.
In 2019, export of cement from Turkey to Turkmenistan increased by 49.18 percent compared to 2018 and reaching $12.2 million.
Last year, Turkey’s total export of cement increased by 17.8 percent and reached $3.5 billion.
In 2019, export of cement from Turkey amounted to 1.9 percent of the country's total export.
Turkey's export amounted to $171.5 billion in 2019, having increased by 2.1 percent compared to 2018. In the meantime, Turkey's import dropped by 9.1 percent and amounted to $202.7 billion.
Turkey’s foreign trade turnover in 2019 exceeded $374.2 billion.
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