Uzbekistan’s import of carpets from Turkey declines
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Aug. 31
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
The export of carpets from Turkey to Uzbekistan decreased by 52.22 percent from January through July 2020, compared to the same period in 2019, and amounted to $1.2 million, the Turkish Ministry of Commerce told Trend on August 31.
In July 2020, the export of carpets from Turkey to Uzbekistan decreased by 73.23 percent compared to July 2019 and amounted to $252,000.
From January through July 2020, the export of carpets from Turkey to the world markets decreased by 7.3 percent compared to the same period of 2019 and amounted to $1.3 billion.
The export of carpets accounts for 1.4 percent of the country's total export volume for the mentioned period.
In July 2020, Turkey exported $249 million worth of carpets to the world markets, which is 12 percent more than in the same month in 2019.
The export of carpets in July 2020 accounted for 1.7 percent of the country's total export volume.
For the last 12 months (July 2019 - July 2020) Turkey exported carpets worth $2.4 billion.
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