Turkish basic metal manufacturing capacity use down in Apr from Mar

Wednesday, 24 April 2019 17:19:12 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul
       

In April this year, the capacity utilization rate in the Turkish basic metal manufacturing industry was 77.14 percent, down from 76.31 percent recorded in March, while the capacity utilization rate in the Turkish basic metal manufacturing industry was 80.48 percent in April last year, according to the provisional data released by the Central Bank of Turkey.

Meanwhile, in April of the current year the capacity utilization rate in the manufacture of metal products, except machinery and equipment, was 69.72 percent, rising from 74.3 percent recorded in March and down from 75 percent in April last year.

The capacity utilization rate in Turkey's general manufacturing industry, on the other hand, was at 75 percent in April this year, decreasing from 74.3 percent compared to the previous month and from 77.3 percent in the same month of 2018.


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