Turkish industrial goods exports to China have rallied as Chinese factories resume production and businesses reopen after a shutdown amid the coronavirus outbreak.

“After Chinese economy reopened gradually, acceleration started in firms exporting to China,” said Murat Kolbasi, the chairman of Asia-Pacific Business Council of Turkey’s Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK).

He recalled that the life almost ground to a halt in China until the mid-March due to a large-scale lockdown to stem the spread of the virus.

“Some 75% of the factories restart production in China, domestic demand is now around 60-80% levels,” Kolbasi told Anadolu Agency.


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