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Sunday, March 09, 2008

Turkey Producer Price Index February 2008

Turkey's Producer Price Index continued to accelerate in February rising by 2.56%, over January and by 8.15% over February 2007.

Monthly changes were 2.06% in the index for agriculture and 2,69% in the index for industry.

The agriculture PPI increased by 3.68% compared with December 2007, by 15.58% compared with February 2007. The industry PPI increased by 2.83% compared with December 2007, and by 6.45% compared with February 2007.

The highest monthly increase in the PPI of industrial activities was 21.32% in the index for electricity and gas.

There were increases 1.64% in manufacturing industry and 18.12% for electricity, gas and water and a decrease of 0,08% in the index for mining and stone quarrying.

The highest rates of monthly increase in the PPI were in the industrial price indices for electricity and gas (21.32%), for basic metal industry (6.55%), for wearing apparel (3.55%), for textile products (2.37%), for coke and refined petroleum (2.35%).

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