5/9/2008

Turkey’s industrial output up in March

NTV MSNBC - Turkey’s industrial output showed strong growth in March, according to figures released by the Turkish Board of Statistics on Thursday. Industrial output rose by 2.4 percent in March compared to the same month in 2007, the report said. The Board of Statistics report said that the biggest mover among Turkey’s industries was the mining sector, which recorded a 12.4 percent increase in output, with the utilities sector’s production rising by 3.8 percent while the manufacturing industry sector index lagged somewhat, showing a 1.9 percent increase.