Turkey’s export of leather products to China down
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Mar. 16
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Turkey’s export of leather products to China from January through February 2020 made up $1 million, which is 37.1 percent less compared to the same period of 2019, Turkey’s Ministry of Trade told Trend on March 16.
Turkey’s export of leather products to China in February 2020 amounted to $378,000, which is 22.5 percent less compared to February 2019, the ministry noted.
From January through February 2020, export of leather products from Turkey to world markets has grown by 8.6 percent compared to the same period of 2019, amounting to $285.7 million.
During the reporting period, Turkey’s leather products export has made up 1 percent of the country’s total export.
In February 2020, Turkey exported leather products to world markets worth almost $152.5 million, which is 4.2 percent more compared to the same month of 2019.
Turkey’s foreign trade turnover in January 2020 exceeded $33.9 billion.
Export from Turkey exceeded $14.7 billion in January 2020, which is increase by 6.4 percent compared to January 2019.
Turkey's import increased by 18.8 percent in January 2020 compared to the same month of 2019 and exceeded $19.2 billion.
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