Turkey’s jewellery exports reach $378 million
Turkey’s jewellery exports soared by 37 percent on an annual basis to $378 million in November, according to data from the Jewellery Exporters’ Association.
The industry’s shipments to foreign markets peaked in August, totalling $566 million. The second highest export figure in 2019 was recorded in July with $508 million.
Jewellery sales to Middle Eastern countries rose 110 percent in the month to hit $148 million, while exports to the European Union increased by a strong 36 percent on an annual basis to $92 million.
Local companies shipped $32.7 million worth of jewellery to the North American countries, pointing to a 1 percent decline.