Turkey's exports up 5.3 pct in Jan-Aug

From January to August, country's overall exports totaled $108.7 billion, says exporters' assembly

Turkey's exports up 5.3 pct in Jan-Aug

World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkey's exports from January to August recorded a 5.3-percent annual hike, Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TIM) announced on Saturday.
In the eight-month period, the country's overall exports totaled $108.7 billion, up ftom $103.2 billion in the same period last year.

In August alone, Turkish exports amounted to $12.4 billion, down 6.5 percent compared to the same month in 2017.

TIM noted that the fall in exports last month was due to the nine-day Islamic holiday break of Eid al-Adha.

Turkey's exports hit an all-time high of $157.6 billion in 2014. They amounted to nearly $157 billion last year.

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