Turkey stays fifth biggest market in EU, Eurostat says

Turkey followed Japan which came sixth on the EU's list of trade partners with business worth of 55.8 billion euros.

Turkey stays fifth biggest market in EU, Eurostat says

Turkey remained in the fifth place in 2009 on a list of the largest markets in the European Union and the country was the seventh biggest trade partner for the Union, Eurostat, EU Commission's statistics body, said on Thursday.

Eurostat said Turkey's imports from the EU countries were down %19 in 2009 to 43.9 billion euros as the country's exports to the Union dropped by %22 to 36.1 billion euros.

Trade volume between the candidate country and Union fell to 80 billion euros from 100 billion in 2008.

The United States was the biggest trade partner for the EU with 204.5 billion euros. Turkey followed Japan which came sixth on the EU's list of trade partners with business worth of 55.8 billion euros.


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