Turkish metal producers' domestic sales prices down 5.09% in Dec from Oct

Thursday, 03 January 2019 11:53:11 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul

According to the statistics released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK), in December last year the domestic producer price index (PPI) for Turkish industry in general increased by 33.64  percent year on year and decreased by 2.22 percent month on month, while an average rise of 27.01 percent was registered for the latest 12 months.

In December, the domestic PPI for Turkey's basic metal industry was down by 5.09 percent on month-on-month basis and rose by 32.56 percent compared to the same month of the previous year. Meanwhile, the average increase in the domestic PPI for the latest 12 months was 45.18 percent.

On the other hand, in the given month the domestic PPI for Turkish manufacture of metal products, except machinery, fell by 0.66 percent compared to November and was up 35.5 percent year on year. Meanwhile, in the sector in question, an average increase of 31.14 percent in the PPI index was registered for the latest 12 months.

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