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Economic Calendar Terms

Trade deficit

TURKSTAT-Turkish Statistical Institute
Necatibey Cad. No: 114
Bakanliklar ANKARA 06100

Foreign trade statistics include imports, imports with waiver and exports. Import figures include all direct imports to the country for domestic consumption also goods entering the customs area for temporary admission transit transhipment or to be stored in a bonded warehouse and then offered to the domestic market after modification of their import status Exports include goods produced domestically. Foreign trade statistics exclude export and import data obtained from duty-free zones and duty-free shops. Items not considered as imports include; -Border and coastal trade, -Transit and reexport trade -Imports with waiver by temporary admission or by temporary exemption. -Imports is return for temporary exports. -Goods returned and -Import of monetary based gold.