Foreign Trade Expectation Survey of 1st Quarter of 2022

06 January 2022

Foreign Trade Expectation Survey of 1st Quarter of 2022
 
Export and Import Expectation Indices realized for the 1st quarter of 2022.
 
 
07 January 2022 - Foreign Trade Expectation Survey (FTES) reflects assessments of Turkish leading foreign trade firms regarding recent and current situations along with their future expectations. Particularly, it helps to produce indices that can be stated as leading indicators.
 

FTEI* = 100: A stable outlook to the foreign trade by the leading firms covered by the Foreign Trade Expectation Survey.
FTEI > 100: A positive outlook to the foreign trade by the leading firms covered by the Foreign Trade Expectation Survey.
FTEI < 100: A negative outlook to the foreign trade by the leading firms covered by the Foreign Trade Expectation Survey.
*: Foreign Trade Expectation Index

 
According to the Survey conducted between the dates of November 30 – December 16, 2021; Export Expectation Index realized as 115.8 in the 1st quarter of 2022. Diffusion indices of survey questions composing the Export Expectation Index show that the expectations regarding exports and export orders for the next 3 months, the level of current export orders and the export orders of the last 3 months have decreasing effects over the Index compared to the previous quarter.
 
Import Expectation Index realized as 118.8 in the 1st quarter of 2022. Among the survey questions identifying the Import Expectation Index, the expectations regarding the imports and the import unit price for the next 3 months, the level of current import orders and the level of import orders of the last 3 months have increasing effects over the Index compared to the previous quarter.
 
 
Source: Ministry of Trade