Yacht exports speed up in Turkey

Exports of vessels and yachts have increased by 11.3 percent to total $54.4 million in January of 2014.

Exports of vessels and yachts have increased by 11.3 percent to total $54.4 million in January of 2014.

By Haluk Yuksel

BURSA - Turkey's exports of vessels and yachts have increased by 11.3 percent, to $54.4 million in January of 2014.

Major exports were made from Istanbul, 74.03 percent, while 17.5 percent of the exports were made from Yalova province.

According to AA, the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM), says that the export of vessels and yachts have increased from $48.9 million to $54.4 million, in just one year.

Turkey's top export destinations for vessels and yachts in January was Norway ($13.8 million), and Malta with ($12.5 million).

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