Published On: Sun, Nov 24th, 2019

Turkey’s total automotive production goes down by 8 percent in 10 months

Total automotive production in Turkey goes down by 8 percent to 1 million 189 thousand 539 pieces in the 10 months compared to the same period in 2018.  Total automotive exports in the same period was 1 million 31 thousand 296 units.

Automotive Industry Association (OSD) announced the production, export figures and market data in January-October period of this year

Accordingly, while the significant contraction in the domestic market and the partial decline in export markets continued to have a negative impact on production total exports surpassed 1 million units in October.

According to OSD data, total production in the January-October period decreased by 8 percent compared to the same period of the previous year and became 1 million 189 thousand 539 units, while the production units of automobiles again decreased by 8 percent to 794 thousand 156 units.

The total market contracted by 32 percent in this period as compared to 2017 and became 339,546 units. Automobile market contracted by 29 percent and became 268 thousand 624 units.

On the other hand, according to same data, total production in the commercial vehicle group decreased by 10 percent in the 10-month period of the year and total commercial vehicle production amounted to 395 thousand 383 units.

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