Exports from Turkey's northwestern city at $1.4bn

Export of textile and garment products from Bursa reaches $1.4 billion in first nine months of 2013

Exports from Turkey's northwestern city at $1.4bn

World Bulletin/News Desk

Exports of textiles and ready-wear from Turkey's northwestern city of Bursa stood at $1.4 billion in first nine months of 2013.

Exports in ready-wear industry reached $396 million to mark a 7.38 percent rise while exports of textiles were up by 11.23% to $1 billion between January and September 2013 from a year earlier.

Russia was the biggest buyer of the Turkish goods with $117.638 million followed by Germany, Britain, Romania, the US, Italy, the Netherlands, Iran, Morocco and Spain.

The highest increase in volume of exports in terms of country of destination, the Netherlands came in first with a 79.58% rise in Jan-Sept. over the previous year. 

The northwestern city of Bursa is a major hub for Turkey's textile and ready-wear sector.

It exports textiles to nine free trade zones, 118 countries and autonomous regions, and ready-wear to seven free trade zones and 117 countries and autonomous regions around the world.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 04 Ekim 2013, 13:37

Muhammed Öylek