Israeli, Turkish trade up by some 30 percent
Israeli trade with Turkey increased by almost one third during the first seven months of 2010 -- despite mounting political tensions -- Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics reported on Thursday. Exports from January to July amounted to US$811.8 million, 32 percent up on the same period in 2009.
Israeli imports from Turkey increased by 30 percent to US$1.04 billion during the same period.
The increase comes despite a sharp deterioration in political relations between the two countries.
- Will terror attacks damper Arabs' appetite for European holidays?
- So cool it's hot: Saudi Arabia's $3.2B HVACR market driven by construction boom
- US, EU protectionist policies may be a blessing in disguise for GCC suppliers
- Dubai to Doha: How far can you stretch your dirham?
- OPEC's poor history of compliance will make production cut deal a challenge
- Explain this, Mr. Erdogan: Israel-Turkey trade ties booming amidst Gaza crisis
- Turkish trade deficit up 63 percent in January
- US-Jordan Free Trade Agreement will Help Jordan Attract Foreign Investment
- Dubai's GDP up by seven percent, foreign trade rises 13 percent in 2002
- Israel’s polished diamond exports up seven percent