Turkey's GDP figures for Q2 to be released today
- DAILY SABAH, ISTANBUL
- Sep 10, 2018
The Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) is set to release gross domestic product (GDP) figures for the second quarter of this year.
A panel of 15 economists have forecast an average year-on-year growth rate of 5.2 percent in the second quarter, hovering between 4.5 percent and 6.3 percent.
The economists also predicted that Turkey's year-end economic growth would be 3.5 percent on average – the highest at 4.7 percent, the lowest at 2.6 percent.
According to TurkStat, the country's economy grew 7.4 percent last year while it expanded 3.2 percent in 2016.
From January to March this year, the Turkish economy also recorded a high growth rate with 7.4 percent.