By Tuba Sahin
ANKARA (AA) - Turkey's industrial production in July rose 4.3% on a monthly basis, the country's statistical authority said Friday.
The manufacturing index saw the highest monthly rise among industrial sub-sectors, with 4.7%, TurkStat said.
The mining and quarrying index also went up 3.2%, while the electricity, gas, steam, and air conditioning supply index fell 0.5% during the same period.
However, on an annual basis the country's industrial output decreased 1.2% in July.
Mining and quarrying was the sole sector which saw improvement in July, rising 7.8% from the same month last year.
The electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply index posted the worst performance on a yearly basis, going down 2.4%.
TurkStat data showed that the manufacturing index slipped 1.3% year-on-year in July.