Demand for Turkish leather goods on int'l markets falling
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept.9
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Turkey’s export of leather goods to world markets from January through August 2020 shrank by 24.3 percent, compared to the same period in 2019, and made up slightly over $856.4 million, the Turkish Ministry of Trade told Trend on Sept.9.
The export of leather goods from Turkey made up 0.8 percent of the country's total export over the reporting period.
In August 2020, Turkey exported leather goods worth $98.3 million to foreign markets, down 26.8 percent compared to the same month of 2019, the ministry said.
Turkey’s export of leather goods in August this year amounted to 0.8 percent of the country's total export.
During the last twelve months (from August 2019 through August 2020), Turkey exported the leather goods in the amount of over $1.3 billion.
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