Industrial output in April 2007

05.06.2007

Compared to April of the previous year, industrial production output in April 2007 decreased by 0.9% according to seasonally adjusted data (seasonal and working day influence is taken into account) of the Central Statistical Bureau. There was a decrease of 0.9 % in manufacturing, in electricity, gas and water supply of 3.4% but in mining and quarrying there was an increase of 37.6%.

 

Seasonally adjusted volume indices of industrial output (2000=100)

Changes in volume indices of production

2007 IV in % over 2006 IV

seasonally adjusted

adjusted by number of working days (seasonally not adjusted)

All production

-0.9

-1.3

Mining and quarrying

37.6

45.1

Manufacturing production

-0.9

-1.5

Manufacturing of food products and beverages

1.6

1.4

· Processing and preservation of meat and meat products

11.5

11.1

· Processing and preserving of fish and fish products

-18.0

-17.9

· Manufacture of dairy products

7.0

7.7

· Manufacture of grain mill products, starches and starch products

1.5

1.4

· Manufacture of other food products (bread, confectionery, sugar)

-3.9

-4.2

· Manufacture of beverages

9.5

9.0

Manufacturing of textiles

5.6

0.8

Manufacturing of wearing apparel; processing and colouring of furs

11.3

11.1

Manufacturing of wood and cork articles, except furniture;

-12.5

-12.7

· Sawmilling and planning of wood, impregnation of wood

-14.4

-15.1

Manufacturing of pulp, paper, and paper articles

6.1

5.7

Publishing, printing and reproduction of recorded media

1.3

0.6

Manufacturing of chemicals, chemical products and man-made fibres;

0.9

0.9

Manufacturing of rubber and plastic products

15.1

16.9

Manufacturing of non-metallic mineral products

13.5

15.8

Manufacturing of basic metals

1.4

1.5

Manufacturing of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

16.4

16.1

Manufacturing of machinery, mechanisms, and equipment

-0.9

-6.4

Manufacturing of electrical machinery and equipment

12.0

12.0

Manufacturing of other transport equipment

-45.7

-46.9

Manufacturing of furniture; manufacturing not classified otherwise

3.1

3.5

· Manufacture of furniture

-0.8

-0.6

Electric power, gas, and water supply

-3.4

-3.4

Compared to March 2007, industrial production output in April 2007, decreased by 1.9% according to seasonally adjusted data of the Central Statistical Bureau. In manufacturing was decrease of 3.4%, but in mining and quarrying increase of 2.8%, and in electricity, gas and water supply of 3.2%.

Prepared by the Industrial Statistics Section
Tel. 7366953
Ramona Skakunova