Highlights contrasting the two six-month periods are:

Exports to the EU reached $12.3 billion, 20% higher than 2019. Exports to China reached $4.28 billion, nearly three times the level of 2019. Trade with Turkey changed from a deficit last year of $80 million to a surplus this year of $460 million Exports of industrial goods are up 18%, to $2.4 billion. Exports of furniture are up 56%, to $510 million.