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Monday, May 12, 2008

Turkey Industrial Output March 2008

The Turkish monthly Industrial Production Index reached 150.4 in March increasing, 2,4 % in March of 2008.

In the sub sectors level of industry, mining sector increased 12.4 %, manufacturing industry was up 1.9 %, electricity, gas and water increased by 3.8 % in March of 2008compared with same month of the previous year.

When the three-month average of 2008 is also compared to previous year, total industry sector increased 6.8 %, mining sector increased 10.9 %, manufacturing industry sector increased 6.3 %, electricity, gas and water sector increased 9.8 %.

The highest rates of increase were in the manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (26.0%), manufacture of electrical machinery (14.3%), wood and of products of wood and cork (12.6%).

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