The main destination for Turkish exports in October was Germany with $1.308 billion, followed by the U.K. with $1.049 billion, Iraq with $774 million and Italy with $739 million. The overall volume of exports decreased in comparison with the same month of the previous year.
China was the top supplier of Turkey’s imports with $2.214 billion. Imports from Germany amounted to $1.757 billion, Russia $1.204 billion and Italy $850 million.
Manufacturing industries’ products comprised 85.4 percent of total imports, of which 16.1 percent were high-technology products and 43.6 percent were medium-high-technology products.