Turkey's exports soar to new monthly record in April
A 24.6% annual rise pushed Turkey's exports to a monthly record of $23.4 billion this April, Trade Minister Mehmet Muş said Thursday.
“This amount is the all-time highest in monthly exports,” he wrote on Twitter.
He added that Turkey's exports in the last 12 months have climbed over $240 billion.
An annual jump of 34.9%
The country’s imports in April totaled $29.4 billion, an annual jump of 34.9%, according to the Ministry of Trade figures.
The foreign trade volume in April was up 30.1% on a yearly basis to $52.8 billion.
Turkey's largest export destination last month was Germany with over $2 billion, followed by the US at almost $1.8 billion and the UK with more than $1.1 billion.