Turkey's Exports in May 2022 Record the Highest Monthly Figure in its History!
Turkish Trade Minister, Mehmet Mus, held a press conference with the president of the Turkish Exporters Council in Ankara on Thursday, June 2, 2022, to announce foreign trade figures for May 2022.
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During the conference, Minister Mus announced that Turkey's exports increased by 15.2% in May 2022, compared to the same month last year 2021.
"Turkey's total export earnings in May 2022 amounted to $19 billion," the minister said.
"Our exports recorded the highest monthly figure ever in May, reaching $19 billion."
Records for 5 Consecutive Months
According to the figures, Turkish exports have consistently broken records for the first 5 months of 2022, achieving a record value at the monthly level, Mus said.
According to Mus, Turkey's foreign trade volume increased by 31.1% to $48.6 billion in May.
On imports, Turkey's trade minister said that it reached $29.6 billion last month.
Energy products accounted for a large portion of May 2022 imports, at $6.9 billion, he said.
Turkish Export Earnings Exceed $242 Billion
Minister Mus noted that Turkey's export earnings have risen to $242.6 billion in the last 12 months.
He stressed that Turkey continues to pursue the goal set by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to reap $250 billion in exports by the end of 2022.
Edited by Tebadul International Trade
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Source: Anadolu Agency
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