Turkish metal producers' foreign sales prices up 5.26% in Apr from Mar

Monday, 20 May 2019 15:08:07 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul
       

According to the figures released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK), in April this year Turkish producers' foreign sales price index (PPI)* in general increased by 4.93 percent compared to March and was up 33.43 percent year on year, while an average rise of 40.62 percent was registered for the latest 12 months.

In April this year, the foreign sales prices of producers in the Turkish domestic basic metal industry rose by 5.26 percent on month-on-month basis and were up 33.31 percent compared to the same month of 2018. Meanwhile, the average increase in prices in the latest 12 months was 47.68 percent.

On the other hand, in April this year Turkish producers' foreign sales prices for domestic manufactured metal products, except machinery, increased by 4.05 percent compared to March and were up 31.94 percent year on year. Meanwhile, the average increase in prices in the latest 12 months was 40.12 percent.

*Foreign sales price index indicates changes in Turkish producers' prices for other countries.


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