Turkey's jewel exports reach $825M in Q1
Exports worth $825 million made in January-March period, exporters association says
Turkey's Jewellery Exporters Association announced Tuesday that its exports had reached $825 million in the first quarter of 2019.
Jewel exports also rose by 26% to reach $300 million year-on-year in March, the association said in a statement.
Top export destinations were the U.A.E., the U.S., Hong Kong, Libya, Israel and Germany.
"The jewellery sector, which made $4.4 billion exports in 2018, is a strategic sector," Mustafa Kamar, head of the association, noted.
Last year the sector's exports increased by 35% compared with 2017, he recalled.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.