Foreign Trade Expectation Survey of 4th Quarter of 2022
Export and Import Expectation Indices realized for the 4th quarter of 2022.
07 October 2022 - Foreign Trade Expectation Survey (FTES) reflects assessments of Turkish leading foreign trade firms regarding recent and current situations along with their future expectations. Particularly, it helps to produce indices that can be stated as leading indicators.
FTEI > 100: A positive outlook to the foreign trade by the leading firms covered by the Foreign Trade Expectation Survey.
FTEI < 100: A negative outlook to the foreign trade by the leading firms covered by the Foreign Trade Expectation Survey.
*: Foreign Trade Expectation Index
According to the Survey conducted between the dates of 05-19 September 2022, Export Expectation Index realized as 108.1 in the 4rd quarter of 2022. Diffusion indices of survey questions composing the
Export Expectation Index show that the expectations regarding exports, export orders for the next 3 months, the level of current export orders and the export orders of the last 3 months have decreasing effects over the Index compared to the previous quarter.
Import Expectation Index realized as 113.7 in the 4rd quarter of 2022. Among the survey questions identifying the Import Expectation Index, the expectations for the next 3 months regarding the imports, the import unit price for the next 3 months and the level of current import orders have increasing effects over the Index while the level of import orders of the last 3 months have decreasing effects over the Index compared to the previous quarter.
Source: Ministry of Trade