Turkey’s trade volume with “Arab Spring” countries of Libya, Egypt, Syria, Tunisia and Yemen dropped 11 percent between January and July 2011 when compared to the same term last year.
Turkey’s trade volume with these countries was worth 5.7 billion USD in the first seven months of 2010, local media reported.
In the first seven months of 2011, Turkey’s trade volume with these five countries dropped to 5.1 billion USD.
Foreign trade data, according to figures compiled approximately trade volume between Turkey and Libya last year’s January-July period was 1 billion 471 million dollars. The trade volume between the two countries in the same period this year, dropped to $ 552 million.
Egyptian trade volume from January to July 2010, 2 billion with 71 million dollars, this figure in the same period this year, two billion, has risen from $ 392 million. During the same period, exports to Egypt and 29 million dollars, the imports from this country increased by 292 million dollars.
1 billion in January-July 2010 period, 454 million dollars that the volume of trade with Syria, 1 billion in the same period this year, 432 million dollars was.
7-month period of last year’s trade volume with the Tunisian 567 million dollars Jan-July in 2011 to $ 638 million output