'Turkish exports in Oct. hit highest monthly figure'

Turkish trade minister says exports in October reach $15.7B, highest monthly figure in country's history

'Turkish exports in Oct. hit highest monthly figure'

Turkey's exports in October reached the highest monthly figure of the country's history, Turkish trade minister said on Thursday. 

The country's exports in October rose 13.1 percent year-on-year to reach $15.7 billion, Ruhsar Pekcan said at a meeting where she revealed preliminary Trade Ministry data in the southern province of Adana.

Imports of Turkey went down by 23.5 pct to $16.2 billion in October, Pekcan said.  

She added that the country exported mostly to Germany, the U.K. and Italy.