9/8/2008

United Arab Emirates becomes Turkey's main importer in August

Hurriyet English - Turkey's exports to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in August surpassed exports to its number one economic partner, Germany, for the first time in history, as a result of strengthening economic relations. Exports to the UAE last month reached nearly $1.15 billion, according to the latest figures released by the Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TIM) last week. Germany ranked second among the top 20 nations Turkey exports to, with $988.6 million, followed Britain with imports worth $576.06 million. Russia ranked fourth with $530.56 million, while France ranked fifth with nearly $434.17 million.