The productivity of the Turkish industry increased by 1.1% year-on-year in the July-September period of 2019, the Ministry of Industry and Technology announced on Wednesday.

Calendar adjusted index of production per person employed reached 111.44 in the third quarter of 2019, while the figure was 110.23 in the same period last year, according to official figures.

Among major economic activities, productivity rose by 10.6% in the mining and quarrying sector, 2.6% in electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply, and 2.4% in the manufacturing industry.

The highest increase in productivity was seen in the activities of the manufacturing of

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