Turkish basic metal manufacturing capacity use down in August

Monday, 26 August 2019 16:24:11 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul
       

In August this year, the capacity utilization rate in the Turkish basic metal manufacturing industry was 75.6 percent, down from the 78.2 percent recorded in July , while the capacity utilization rate in the Turkish basic metal manufacturing industry was 82.1 percent in August last year, according to the provisional data released by the Central Bank of Turkey.

Meanwhile, in August of the current year the capacity utilization rate in the manufacture of metal products, except machinery and equipment, was 73.9 percent, rising from 70.3 percent recorded in July and down from 82.1 percent in August last year.

The capacity utilization rate in Turkey's general manufacturing industry, on the other hand, was at 76.6 percent in August this year, up from the 76.2 percent recorded in the previous month and down from the 77.8 percent recorded in the same month of 2018.


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