Turkish exports to Iran jump 35.6%

Financila Tribune- Turkish exports to Iran in 2016 rose 35.6% compared to the preceding year to mark the highest rise among Turkey’s export destinations, according to Turkish Exporters Assembly Chairman Mehmet Buyukeksi.

During this period, the neighboring country exported goods worth $3.69 billion to Iran, which constituted 2.8% of all of Turkey’s exports last year, IRNA reported

Tobacco exports generate the highest foreign currency income for Turkey after hazelnut exports and Iran was the biggest importer of Turkish cigarettes in 2016, followed by Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, Daily Sabah reported.