According to data published by the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Türkiye (TOBB), the number of capacity reports approved in August 2023 increased by 8.7 percent on a monthly basis. It decreased by 7.4 percent compared to the same period of the previous year and was recorded as 4,275 units.
According to the TOBB Industry Database, the total number of active capacity reports, which was 92,937 in August 2022, increased by 4.4 percent to 97,008 in August 2023. This increase reflects the growth in Türkiye's economic activity.
Number of employees increased by 4.5 percent
In the same period, the total number of employees also increased. The total number of employees, which was 3 million 786 thousand 360 in August 2022, increased by 4.5 percent to 3 million 956 thousand 985 in the same month of this year.
Of the 4,275 capacity reports approved in August, 1,127 were issued in Istanbul, 302 in Ankara, 294 in Bursa, 283 in Izmir, 165 in Kocaeli, 153 in Gaziantep, 147 in Konya, 113 in Tekirdağ, 103 in Manisa and 94 in Adana. These reports show the capacity of enterprises to process raw materials and produce products.