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Bangladesh export to Turkey crossed $1 billion

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Staff writer ▼ | February 6, 2014
Bangladesh export to Turkey during 2013 calendar-year crossed $1 billion-mark while the total trade between the two countries reached $1.2 billion.
Bangladesh export
Bangladesh exportBangladesh export to Turkey during 2013 calendar-year crossed $1 billion-mark while the total trade between the two countries reached $1.2 billion.


Turkey's export to Bangladesh during 2013 was about $196 million ($195,536,982), thus registering a trade surplus in favour of Bangladesh for an amount close to $809 million ($808,887,544), said a media release issued by the Foreign Ministry on Wednesday quoting Turkish Statistical Institute (TURKSTAT).

Major Bangladesh exports to Turkey in 2013 included non-knitted garment products ($542 million), knitted garment items ($238 million), jute yarn ($183.5 million) and ceramics ($11 million). Major items of import from Turkey during the period were iron/steel, machineries and cotton textiles.

Bangladesh's export to Turkey registered a growth of 31.07 per cent in 2013 over 2012, according to a news agency.


 

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