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Turkish current account sees $1.2B surplus in July

The development is mainly attributable to a $2.4 billion decrease in the goods item.
13.09.2019 - 11:12

Turkey's current account balance posted a $1.2 billion surplus this July, improving from a $2.2 billion deficit in July 2018, the country's Central Bank announced Friday.

FIGURE IMPROVES FROM $2.2B DEFICIT IN SAME MONTH LAST YEAR

The country's 12-month rolling surplus totaled $2.37 billion, according to Central Bank of Turkey (CBRT) data.

"This development in the current account is mainly attributable to a $2.4 billion decrease in the goods item recording net outflow of $2.5 billion, as well as a $959 million increase in services inflow to $4.3 billion," the bank said.