11.May .2021 22:30

Turkey’s Auto Exports Rise 6% to $10.3B in 4 Months

Turkey’s Auto Exports Rise 6% to $10.3B in 4 Months
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Turkey's automotive production, including light commercial vehicles, tractors, and automobiles, amounted to 415,187 million units in January-April 2021. Automotive industry exports rose 6% to $10.3 billion during the same period.
 
The four-month figure soared 28% from a year ago, Turkey’s Automotive Manufacturers Association says, ANADOLU agency reports.
 
Passenger car production also increased 18% to 288,211 in the same period.

The capacity utilization rate in the sector was 69% from January to April.
 
On the sales side, the auto market, including light trucks and other vehicles, expanded 23% compared to the same period last year, reaching 204,839 units in the first four months of this year.

Automotive industry exports rose 6% to $10.3 billion during the same period.
 
The sector exported 212,056 vehicles during the four-month period.
 
According to the Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TIM), the automotive industry topped the exports chart in the January-April period, taking a 15% share.