Insider Economy Green Line trade edges down in 2018

Green Line trade edges down in 2018

The value of goods traded from the Turkish occupied to the government controlled areas of the Republic fell by 4% in 2018 compared to the previous year, according to figures published by the Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce.

Overall, a total of €63m worth of goods were sold since the Green Line regulation came into force in 2004.

In 2018, total sales from the occupied to the government controlled areas totalled €4.5 m, down from €4.8 m in 2017.

There was decline in most products, with the exception of fish, wooden furniture and tiles which registered an increase.

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