Turkey’s economy posted a growth rate of 0.9% in 2019, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat).

The country’s gross domestic product (GDP) at current prices stood at 4.28 trillion Turkish liras (some $755 billion) last year, TurkStat said.

A panel of 17 economists polled by Anadolu Agency on Thursday expected Turkey’s 2019 economic growth rate to be 0.6%.

TurkStat data showed that in the last quarter of the year the economy expanded 6% year-on-year.

Economists’ forecast for the last quarter of 2019 was 5.1% on average, with the lowest at 4.2% and the highest at 6.1%.

The Turkish

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