Russia lowers import of Turkish clothes
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept. 22
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
Turkey's export of ready-made clothes to Russia decreased by 23.05 percent from January through August 2020, compared to the same period of 2019, making up $148.4 million, the Turkish Ministry of Trade told Trend.
In August 2020, the value of export of Turkish clothes to Russia dropped by 40.77 percent compared to August 2019, having made up $17.9 million, said the ministry.
The export of the Turkish ready-made clothes to the global markets decreased by 12.3 percent from January through August 2020, compared to the same period of 2019, amounting to $10.3 billion.
The ministry noted that the export of ready-made clothes was 10.1 percent of the country's total export during the reporting period.
Turkey exported the ready-made clothes worth $1.5 billion to the international markets in August 2020, which is 10.9 percent more compared to the same month of 2019, the ministry said.
The export of ready-made clothes in August 2020 accounted for 12.4 percent of the country's total export.
Turkey exported the ready-made clothes worth over $16 billion abroad over the past 12 months (from August 2019 through August 2020).
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