Turkey: Foreign Trade Deficit Stands at $2.1 Billion in September

Published October 31st, 2019 - 10:00 GMT
TurkStat says country's exports and imports last month at $14.4B and $16.5B, respectively.
TurkStat says country's exports and imports last month at $14.4B and $16.5B, respectively. (Shutterstock)

Turkey's foreign trade deficit stood at $2.1 billion in September, said the country's statistical authority on Thursday.
 

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TurkStat data indicated a 6.6% year-on-year rise in last month's figure.

Turkish exports rose slightly 0.3% on an annual basis to hit $14.4 billion in the month, while imports climbed 1% to $16.5 billion during the same period.

The exports-to-imports coverage ratio fell to 87.5% last month, down from 88.2% last September.


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