The Biggest Contribution to the Chemical Sector is from Istanbul and Kocaeli. 1 percent of Turkey's 447 billion 762 million 69 thousand dollars of exports of chemical substances and products in August were made by Istanbul and Kocaeli.
According to the information compiled by AA correspondent from the data of the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM), companies exporting in the "chemicals and products" sector decreased their performance in August by 0,7 percent compared to the same period of the previous year.
The said sector met 1 percent of Turkey's exports with 447 billion 762 million 13,7 thousand dollars.
Istanbul and Kocaeli made the biggest contribution to the exports of the chemicals and products industry, which plays an important role in Turkey's exports, with 69 percent.
Last month, the largest export in the sector was made from Istanbul with 506 million 145 thousand dollars, followed by Kocaeli with 494 million 122 thousand dollars.
Egypt, Malta and Iraq took the first place among the countries exported from the sector in August. 231 million 660 thousand dollars were exported to Egypt, 96 million 985 thousand dollars to Malta and 82 million 662 thousand dollars to Iraq.
Chemical industry exports from Turkey to the USA, which was 2012 million 43 thousand dollars in August 135, increased to 63 million 800 thousand dollars last month. In the month in question last year, exports of 78 million 451 thousand dollars to the United Arab Emirates decreased to 15 million 674 thousand dollars this year.
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