Turkey has launched the mass production of respirators with 1,000 products on the manufacturing line for the Health Ministry to use, along with 5,000 others ordered, Science and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank said on March 26.
Turkey has subjected ventilators to export control in order to meet domestic demand amid the coronavirus pandemic, the country's trade minister said on March 26.
Turkey added 687 megawatts (MW) of installed capacity to reach 8,056 MW in total wind capacity in 2019, according to the Turkish Wind Energy Association's (TUREB) report released on March 25.
The Turkish Industry and Technology Ministry on March 25 announced support for the country's small and medium enterprises (SMEs) against the effects of coronavirus pandemic.
The Turkish Metal Workers Union (Türk Metal) has reached a deal with automakers to protect the rights of the workers during suspension of production.
Turkey's manufacturing industry used 75.3 percent of its capacity in March, the country's Central Bank said on March 25.
Turkish Cargo, a division of Turkey’s national flag carrier Turkish Airlines, has boosted its capacity to prevent any supply chain disruption so it can carry critically important medical freight amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Confidence in Turkey’s services and retail trade sectors weakened while the construction sector improved in March compared to last month, the country's statistical institute said on March 25.
Turkey's Treasury borrowed 4.2 billion Turkish liras (some $650 million) from domestic markets on March 24.