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Industrial production volume index, August 2018

27.09.2018


According to the State Statistical Office data, the industrial production volume index in August 2018, in comparison with August 2017, was 102.1.

The industrial production in the section Mining and quarrying in August 2018, in comparison with August 2017, increased by 1.0%, in the section Manufacturing it increased by 2.6%, while in the section Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply it decreased by 0.8%.

The increase in the section Manufacturing is mostly due to increased production in the divisions Manufacture of food products, Manufacture of textiles, Manufacture of wearing apparel, Manufacture of basic metals, Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. and Manufacture of furniture.

The industrial production by Main Industrial Groupings in August 2018, in comparison with August 2017, was higher in Energy by 1.9%, Capital goods by 8.3%, Durable consumer goods by 12.8% and Non-durable consumer goods by 1.5%, but lower in Intermediate goods, except energy by 2.0%.

The industrial production index in the period January - August 2018, in comparison with January - August 2017, was 105.1.







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