However, overall Turkish gold exports declined by 15 percent to $467.6 million, TUIK added.
ANKARA(BullionStreet): Amid all sanctions and blockades, Turkey exported more gold to Iran in March.
According to Turkish Statistics Institute, the country exported almost $381 million worth of gold to the Islamic Republic in March. After rising throughout the last year, Turkey’s gold exports to Iran peaked at $1.8 billion in July.
Turkey sold no gold to Iran in January as banks and dealers eyed the Feb. 6 implementation of U.S. sanctions that tightened control over precious metal sales, but the trade resumed as Turkey has exported $117.9 million gold to Iran in February. ...