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annual remittances, Turkish citizens, service industries, Saudi Arabia, forestry

The domestic Turkish labor force included 31.3 million economically active persons in 2000. Of those, 46 percent were employed in agriculture, forestry, and fishing; 34 percent held jobs in service industries; and 21 percent worked in industry. In the early 1990s about 1.3 million Turkish citizens were employed abroad, especially in Germany, Saudi Arabia, and France; annual remittances from emigrant workers totaled about $3.1 million. The main labor organizations were the Confederation of Turkish Trade Unions, with about 1.7 million members, and the Confederation of Progressive Trade Unions of Turkey.



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