Turkey’s revenues generated from exports increased by 5.8 percent in the first four months of 2002 compared with the same period last year, reaching $10.3 billion, reported Turkiye.
The country’s industrial exports increased by 11 percent from January to April, mining exports by 34 percent and agricultural exports by 13 percent during the same period. Ready-to-wear clothing exports increased by 24 percent, vehicle exports increased by 3.7 percent and electronic exports by 29 percent.
Turkey’s foreign trade deficit dropped 62.3 percent, from $1.8 billion to $691 million as of January 2002, reported the State Institute for Statistics (DIE). Turkey exported $2.4 billion worth of goods in January 2002 and imported $3.1 billion worth of merchandise during the same period. — (menareport.com)
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