According to the balance of payments figures released by the bank, the country’s 12-month rolling deficit totaled $3.3 billion.
The figure beat market expectation of $4.1 billion deficit in the month as the coronavirus‘ impact started to be felt in earnest in mid-March and April.
An Anadolu Agency survey on June 11 showed that a group of 16 economists’ projections ranged from $2.2 billion to $5.2 billion for the fourth month of this year.
The survey also revealed the end-2020 current account balance is forecast to register a $10.9 billion deficit.
Hurriyet Daily News