Turkey's exports increased by 4.3 percent year-on-year in February hitting $12.1 billion, The Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TİM) announced on Saturday.
The automobile industry had the highest total exports in February with about $1.84 billion. The countries with the highest exports in the world in February were Germany, Iraq and the UK.
Turkey's goal for 2014 is to reach $166.5 billion in exports. Its exports were about US$12 billion in January 2014. In 2013, Turkey's exports were down 0.4 percent year-on-year, reaching just over $151 billion, while its imports were up 6.4 percent yearon- year to $251.6 billion, according to the national statistics agency, TurkStat.