Turkey’s current account balance registered a USD 5.15bn deficit in February, widening USD 2.71bn year-on-year, according to the Central Bank
The bank said the country’s 12-month rolling deficit stood at USD 21.84bn in February.
Goods trade deficit rose USD 3.9bn annually to reach USD 6bn.
Services item showed a net surplus of USD 1.61bn, increasing USD 874m year-on-year.
The gold- and energy-excluded current account posted a USD 2.17bn surplus in February, up from a surplus of USD 624m the same month of last year.