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Turkey auto sales surge 380% in July after lockdown lifted

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Sales of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles in Turkey surged 387.5% year-on-year in July, the Automotive Distributors Association said on Wednesday, reflecting a rash of purchases after the country’s partial coronavirus lockdown was lifted.

In the January-July period, sales rose 60.3% year-on-year, the association also said. It forecast sales for this year at 650,000-700,000 vehicles.

Writing by Ali Kucukgocmen; Editing by Jonathan Spicer

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