Turkey increases export of furniture, wood
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Mar. 6
By Rufiz Hafizoghlu – Trend:
Export of furniture and wood from Turkey to world markets has exceeded $898.6 million from January through February 2020, which is 11.7 percent more compared to the same period last year, Turkey’s Ministry of Trade told Trend on March 6.
Turkey’s export of furniture and wood made up 3.1 percent of the total export from January through February 2020, the ministry noted.
“In February 2020, Turkey exported furniture and wood worth $445.2 million to world markets, which is 8.2 percent more compared to the same period of 2019,” the ministry said.
During the reported period, export of furniture and wood from Turkey has made up 3 percent of the country’s total export.
“Over the last 12 months, i.e. from February 2019 through February 2020, Turkey has exported furniture and wood worth $5.6 billion,” the ministry added.
Turkey's foreign trade turnover in Jan. 2020 amounted to $33.9 billion.
In Jan. 2020, Turkey's export increased by 6.4 percent compared to Jan. 2019 and amounted to $14.8 billion.
Turkey's import increased by 18.8 percent in Jan. 2020 compared to Jan. 2019, amounting to $19.2 billion.
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