Foreign Trade Expectation Survey of 4th Quarter, 2018

08 October, 2018 - Foreign Trade Expectation Survey (FTES) reflects assessments of Turkish foreign trade depending on recent and current situations along with future expectations of leading firms. Particularly, it helps to produce indices which can be stated as leading indicators.

05 Ekim 2018

08 October, 2018 - Foreign Trade Expectation Survey (FTES) reflects assessments of Turkish foreign trade depending on recent and current situations along with future expectations of leading firms. Particularly, it helps to produce indices which can be stated as leading indicators.
 
Export Expectation Index decreased by 6.4 points to 111.6 in the 4th quarter of 2018 from 118 in the 3rd quarter of 2018. Diffusion indices of Survey questions composing the Export Expectation Index show that, in the 4th quarter of 2018, in comparison to the 3rd quarter of 2018, expectations regarding the level of export for the next 3 months, export orders belonging to the last 3 months and expectations for the export orders of the next 3 months have increasing effects over the Index while current level of export orders has decreasing effect over the Index.
 
Import Expectation Index decreased by 13 points to 100.1 in the 4th quarter of 2018 from 113.1 in the 3rd quarter of 2018. In the 4th quarter of 2018, in comparison to the 3rd quarter of 2018, among the survey questions identifying the Import Expectation Index, the expectations regarding the level of import for the next 3 months, current level of import orders and level of import orders of the last 3 months have decreasing effects over Index while unit import price for the next 3 months has increasing effect over Index.
 
Source: Ministry of Trade