Turkey's C.Bank announces capacity utilisation rate

The capacity utilisation rate in Turkey's manufacturing industry recorded a 11.9% year-on-year rise in April and reached 72.2%.

Turkey's C.Bank announces capacity utilisation rate

The capacity utilisation rate in Turkey's manufacturing industry recorded a 11.9% year-on-year rise in April and reached 72.2%.

The Turkish Central bank made public the results of the Business Tendency Survey conducted with 1,641 companies to find out indicators that reflect the short-term tendencies in the manufacturing industry. The survey revealed that the capacity utilisation rate in the manufacturing industry rose both year-on-year, and month-on-month in April.

The month-on-month rise in the capacity utilisation rate has been 4.3 %.

The largest rise was recorded in the tobacco industry with 83.8% while the smallest rise was recorded in the office furniture and computer production.

The survey revealed that the optimistic trend about the course of the economy increased in April.

33.9% of the participants said state of things in their sector was better then the previous month, while 8.8% said thing were taking a turn for the worse.

The annual Producer Prices Index expectation for the next 12 months rose 0.3% month-on-month and reached 8.1%.

The Business Tendency Survey is a monthly survey carried out to find out that the indicators that reflect the short-term tendencies in the manufacturing industry. The survey compiles the assessments of the senior managers, whose decisions are important for the economy, on the recent past, current situation and their expectations regarding the future course of business environment.


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