Turkey March industrial production up by 21.1 pc yr-on-yr

Turkey's Industrial Index recorded a 21.1 percent year-on-year rise in March, 2010.

Turkey March industrial production up by 21.1 pc yr-on-yr

Turkey's Industrial Index recorded a 21.1 percent year-on-year rise in March, 2010.

Turkey's Statistical Authority, TurkSat, announced on Monday the industrial production figures for March.

March Industrial Production also recorded a 16.3 percent rise compared to February.

Sub-sectoral analysis of TurkSat figures, reveals a 23.9 percent increase in manufacturing industry, 9.1 percent increase in mining and quarrying sector, and 6.7 percent rise in electric, gas and water in the production sector.

Under Main Industry Groups Classification, the biggest rise was in capital goods production with 35.3 percent in March 2010 when compared with the figures of March 2009.

According to this classification, intermediate goods production rose 28.5 percent, durable consumer goods production 27.7 percent, and energy increased 5.1 percent.

According to TurkSat data, industry production index statistics on basis of 2005=100 annual index are as follows:

Months 2010 2009 2008
------- ------ ----- -----
January 12.1 -21.4 11.6
February 18.0 -23.8 8.4
March 21.1 -20.9 2.6
April -18.7 7.0
May -17.6 3.2
June -10.1 2.4
July -9.0 3.8
August -6.3 -3.6
September -8.9 -4.3
October 6.5 -6.8
November -2.2 -13.3
December 25.3 -17.8
Annual Average -9.6 -0.9


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