Industrial output in January 2007

08.03.2007

Compared to January of the previous year, industrial production output in January 2007 rose by 0,2% according to seasonally adjusted data (seasonal and working day influence is taken into account) of the Central Statistical Bureau. There was an increase of 23,9% in mining and quarrying, in manufacturing of 2,2%, and decrease of 7,5% in electricity, gas and water supply.

 

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

Changes in volume indices of production

 

2007 I % against 2006 I

seasonally adjusted

adjusted by number of working days (seasonally not adjusted)

All production

0.2

-1.0

Mining and quarrying

23.9

44.3

Manufacturing production

2.2

1.8

Manufacturing of food products and beverages

8.0

9.2

· Processing and preservation of meat and meat products

12.3

12.3

· Processing and preserving of fish and fish products

-19.4

-19.3

· Manufacture of dairy products

4.0

4.8

· Manufacture of grain mill products, starches and starch products

10.5

10.2

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

-2.8

-2.6

· Manufacture of beverages

36.6

48.5

Manufacturing of textiles

13.5

8.5

Manufacturing of wearing apparel; processing and colouring of furs

-2.9

-2.7

Manufacturing of wood and cork articles, except furniture;

-4.6

-5.1

· Sawmilling and planning of wood, impregnation of wood

0.5

1.6

Manufacturing of pulp, paper, and paper articles

8.4

8.8

Publishing, printing and reproduction of recorded media

-9.8

-9.7

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

-9,9

-10.0

Manufacturing of rubber and plastic products

26.8

27.8

Manufacturing of non-metallic mineral products

19.2

28.7

Manufacturing of basic metals

5.7

6.3

Manufacturing of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

16.2

16.8

Manufacturing of machinery, mechanisms, and equipment

0.4

0

Manufacturing of electrical machinery and equipment

-6.3

-6.3

Manufacturing of other transport equipment

10.1

7.6

Manufacturing of furniture; manufacturing not classified otherwise

-7.4

-7.3

· Manufacture of furniture

- 11.5

-11.4

Electric power, gas, and water supply

-7.5

-7.5

Compared to December 2006, industrial production output in January 2007 decreased by 2,4% according to seasonally adjusted data of the Central Statistical Bureau. In manufacturing was decrease of 2,3% and in electricity, gas and water supply of 3,2%, but in mining and quarrying there was an increase of 6,5%.

Prepared by the Industrial Statistics Section
Tel. 7366830
Irēna Bekmane