Turkey's exports increased 4.3 percent in March 2014

Turkish Exporters' Assembly says exports increased 4.3 percent hitting $13.14 billion

Turkish Exporters' Assembly says exports increased 4.3 percent hitting $13.14 billion

ANKARA - Turkey's exports increased by 4.3 percent in March compared to the previous year, to $13.14 billion, the Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TIM) announced Tuesday.

The automobile industry contributed the most to Turkey's exports with $2.12 billion.

The country's exports were $12.1 billion in February and $12 billion in January 2014. It aims to reach $166.5 billion in exports by the end of 2014.

In 2013 Turkey's exports dropped 0.4 percent compared to the previous year, reaching a total of $151.86 billion, while its imports increased $251.6 billion, according to Turkey's national statistics agency.

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