Turkish consumers’ confidence in the country’s economy has fallen 5.8% this month amid coronavirus fears, Turkey’s statistical authority said on Wednesday.

The consumer confidence index came in at 54.9 month-on-month in April, TurkStat data showed.

Last month, the figure was 58.2.

The general economic situation expectation index was 74.8, down from 75.6 in March, a 1.1% decrease on a monthly basis.

“The financial situation expectation of household index for the next 12-month period, which was 78.6 last month, decreased 7.8% to 72.5 in April,” it said.

TurkStat predicted that the number of people unemployed expectation index for a one- year

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