Turkey's foreign trade turnover declines
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept. 30
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Turkey's foreign trade turnover amounted to $31.2 billion in August 2020, the Turkish Trade Ministry told Trend.
According to the ministry, Turkey's exports during the reporting month decreased by 5.7 percent compared to the same month of 2019, amounting to $12.4 billion.
At the same time, Turkey's imports increased by 20.4 percent over the year and amounted to $18.7 billion.
In the first eight months of 2020, the trade turnover of Turkey amounted to $237.6 billion.
Turkey's exports for the reporting period decreased by 12.9 percent compared to the same period of 2019, amounting to $102.3 billion, the ministry said.
From January through August 2020, Turkey's imports decreased by 1.2 percent compared to the same period of 2019, amounting to $135.3 billion.
Turkey's foreign trade turnover in 2019 amounted to $374.2 billion.
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