Textile and raw material exports from Turkey, excluding apparel, amounted to $769.8 million during the month of May 2014, recording a rise of 2.8 per cent, compared to the same month last year, as per the data released by the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM). According to the May Export Data of TIM, the country exported textiles and raw materials worth $769.8 million in May 2014, compared to the $748.5 million worth of textile and raw material during the same month last year. Textiles and raw material exports in May 2014 accounted for 5.7 per cent of the overall exports made from the country during the month.
During the month of April 2014, Turkey exported textiles and raw materials worth $791.5 million, a jump of 12.9 per cent year-on-year. Textile and raw material exports accounted for 6 per cent of the overall exports made by the country during the same month. In 2013, Turkey exported textiles and raw materials worth $8.39 billion registering a rise of 7 per cent compared to 2012.