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Industrial production volume index, October 2017


According to the State Statistical Office data, the industrial production volume index in October 2017, in comparison with October
2016, was 101.3.

The industrial production in the section Mining and quarrying in October 2017, in comparison with October 2016, decreased by
10.6%, in the section Manufacturing it increased by 2.1%, while in the section Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
it increased by 6.5%.

The increase in the section Manufacturing is mostly due to increased production in the divisions Manufacture of tobacco
products, Manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations, Manufacture of rubber and plastic
products, Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products, Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery
and equipment, Manufacture of electrical equipment, Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. and Manufacture of
motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers.

The industrial production by Main Industrial Groupings in October 2017, in comparison with October 2016, was higher in Energy
by 4.0% and Capital goods by 15.4%, but lower in Intermediate goods, except energy by 2.8%, Durable consumer goods by 9.4%
and Non-durable consumer goods by 3.1%.

The industrial production index in the period January - October 2017, in comparison with January - October 2016, was 100.1.

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