Mar 27 2018

Turkish car production declines as exports fall

Turkish production of cars fell in February, according to data provided by the Automotive Manufacturers' Association (OSD).

Production dropped three percent to 94,113 units, the association said in a statement on Tuesday. Overall production of motor vehicles, including trucks and vans, increased 2 percent to 141,372 units.

Total exports of motor vehicles rose 3 percent to 119,604 units,even as exports of cars fell 10 percent to 73,956.

Imports of cars rose 1 percent to 24,049 units, but fell 2 percent for motor vehicles in general to 30,668 units.