Capacity utilization rate in Turkish manufacturing industry up in Aug

Capacity utilization rate in the Turkish manufacturing industry increased by 5.2 points in August over the same period last year, the country's Central Bank said.

Capacity utilization rate in Turkish manufacturing industry up in Aug

Capacity utilization rate in the Turkish manufacturing industry increased by 5.2 points in August over the same period last year, the country's Central Bank said on Wednesday.

The figure was up YoY to 73.4 percent whereas it was down by 1.3 points over July, the bank said in its economic tendency survey, conducted among 1,903 enterprises operating in manufacturing sector.

The capacity utilization rates, calculated for the overall manufacturing industry and the sub-sectors, are the weighted averages of the actually realized capacity utilization rates of the respondent local units as per their physical capacities.

Below is a table showing capacity utilization rates in the Turkish manufacturing industry on a monthly basis since 2007:

MONTHS 2007 2008 2009 2010
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January 75.3 75.4 61.4 67.8
February 75.8 76.2 60.3 67.8
March 78.0 76.3 59.2 67.9
April 79.0 77.5 60.3 72.2
May 79.5 77.2 64.2 73.4
June 79.3 78.8 66.8 73.6
July 79.8 78.0 67.4 74.7
August 77.5 78.1 68.2 73.4
September 79.4 75.6 67.5
October 79.5 74.3 68.0
November 78.7 70.6 69.2
December 77.5 64.1 67.6


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