Turkey’s industrial output up 1.7 percent in August
Turkey’s ndustr al product on ncreased by 1.7 percent n August compared w th the same month last year, the Turk sh Stat st cal Inst tute (TurkStat) sa d on October 6. “When the subsectors of the ndustry [based on 2015=100] were exam ned, the m n ng and quarry ng ndex ncreased by 6.1 percent, manufactur ng ndex ncreased by 1.2 percent, and the electr c ty, gas, steam and a r cond t on ng supply ndex ncreased by
2.9 percent n August 2018,” TurkStat sa d. However, on a monthly bas s the f gure also dropped 1.1 percent n August. Compared
with f gures from July, the m n ng and quarry ng index ncreased by 5 percent,the manufacture ng ndex decreased by 1.5 percent, and the electr ci ty, gas, steam and a r condition ng supply ndex decreased by 0.8 percent in August, accord ng to a TurkStat statement.