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Turkish automotive production shrinks 13.3% in August

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ISTANBUL — Production in Turkey’s automotive sector declined 13.3% year-on-year in August to 92,625 vehicles, with exports falling 21.9% to 64,515, the Automotive Manufacturers Association (OSD) said on Sunday.

Automotive production rose 2.3% year-on-year in the first eight months of the year to 833,146 vehicles, while exports were down 0.7% to 591,156 over that period, according to the data. (Reporting by Ezgi Erkoyun; Editing by Andrew Heavens)