Turkey’s automotive production up 13 percent in September: Association
Turkish automotive production rose 13 percent to 134,247 vehicles in September, and was up 18 percent in the first nine months of the year to 1.22 million vehicles, Turkey’s Automotive Industry Association (OSD) stated on Oct. 11.
The country’s total car production rose 31 percent in the first nine months of the year to 839,000 units, according to the OSD report.
Exports climbed 24 percent in terms of amount in the January-September period to 984,404 vehicles, it said.
Total automotive exports on dollar and euro basis rose 22 percent in the mentioned period to $21.1 billion, it added.
The sector’s car exports reached 689,000 units in the first nine months of the year, with a 38 percent year-on-year increase.