Industrial output in February 2007

05.04.2007

Compared to February of the previous year, industrial production output in February 2007 rose by 2% according to seasonally adjusted data of the Central Statistical Bureau. There was an increase of 9.2% in mining and quarrying, in electricity, gas and water supply by 4.9% and in manufacturing of 1%.

Seasonally adjusted manufacturing production volume changes
in February2007 in comparison with February2006 (in %)

Changes in volume indices of production

2007 II % against 2006 II

Seasonally
adjusted

Adjusted by number of working days (seasonally not adjusted)

All production

2.0

2.0

Mining and quarrying

9.2

14.7

Manufacturing production

1.0

0.5

Manufacturing of food products and beverages

1.5

1.0

· Processing and preservation of meat and meat products

9.2

9.0

· Processing and preserving of fish and fish products

-23.0

-23.0

· Manufacture of dairy products

2.6

3.5

· Manufacture of grain mill products, starches and starch products

4.4

4.3

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

-1.9

-1.0

· Manufacture of beverages

13.2

15.7

Manufacturing of textiles

11.8

9.8

Manufacturing of wearing apparel; processing and colouring of furs

-9.2

-8.5

Manufacturing of wood and cork articles, except furniture;

-7.8

-8.4

· Sawmilling and planning of wood, impregnation of wood

-9.8

-9.8

Manufacturing of pulp, paper, and paper articles

0.1

0.5

Publishing, printing and reproduction of recorded media

-9.6

-9.4

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

14.9

14.9

Manufacturing of rubber and plastic products

29.6

28.3

Manufacturing of non-metallic mineral products

11.3

12.8

Manufacturing of basic metals

6.2

6.6

Manufacturing of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

23.5

23.5

Manufacturing of machinery, mechanisms, and equipment

9.8

11.5

Manufacturing of electrical machinery and equipment

20.2

20.2

Manufacturing of other transport equipment

-20.3

-23.8

Manufacturing of furniture; manufacturing not classified otherwise

-1.4

-1.2

· Manufacture of furniture

- 1.5

-1.4

Electric power, gas, and water supply

4.9

5.0

Compared to January 2007, industrial production output in February 2007, increased by 2.7% according to seasonally adjusted data of the Central Statistical Bureau. In gas and water supply was increase of 12.8%, manufacturing decreased by 0.1%, but in mining and quarrying there was a decrease of 3.5%.

Prepared by the Industrial Statistics Section
Tel. 7366830
Irēna Bekmane