Turkey Q2 Tourism Revenues Up 3.8 Pct

July 30, 2012

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Turkey's tourism revenues rose 3.8 percent year-on-year in the second quarter to USD$5.58 billion, the Turkish Statistics Institute said on Monday.

Revenues, which are a significant source of foreign currency for Turkey, had fallen 9.7 percent in the first quarter to USD$2.8 billion, according to previously released data.

In 2011 as a whole, tourism revenues were USD$23.02 billion, jumping from USD$20.8 billion in 2010.

(Reuters)