January 5, 2023 at 7:07 pm
Sales of Turkish exports hit a record high last year as the country also benefitted from closer economic ties to Russia, the Financial Times reports.
According to the report, Turkiye recorded a 13 per cent rise in exports by value, with sales hitting $254bn in 2022, said Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the country's President, in a televised speech on Monday.
Last December, Turkiye's inflation slowed sharply.
"We have closed the year 2022 by achieving consumer inflation even below the medium-term target," Erdogan said during a speech in Ankara.
The Turkish government announced a 25 per cent rise in public sector wages and pensions.
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