RTTNews - Monday, the Turkish Statistical Institute said in a report that the industrial turnover dropped 17.1% annually in April, faster than a 13.8% fall in March.

During the month, manufacturing output dropped 17.3%, while mining output was down 5.2%. Among the industrial groups, the steepest fall in turnover was in energy, by 31.6%. This was followed by capital goods turnover, which declined 22.3%.

Compared to the previous month, industrial turnover decreased 2% in April.

Meanwhile, industrial new orders slipped 20.4% annually in April, after falling 19.8% in March. New orders decreased the most for intermediate goods, by 25.4%. Month-on-month, new orders rose 0.1%.

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