Industrial output in July 2007

05.09.2007

Compared to July of the previous year, industrial production output in July 2007 rose 1.8% to seasonally adjusted data (seasonal and working day influence is taken into account) of the Central Statistical Bureau. There was an increase of 0.5% in manufacturing and 6.6% in electricity, gas and water supply, but a decrease of 9% in mining and quarrying.

Changes in volume indices of production
(July 2007 in % over July 2006)

Changes in volume indices of production by kind of activity

2007 VII in % over 2006 VII

Seasonally adjusted

Adjusted by number of working days (seasonally not adjusted)

All production

1.8

1.0

Mining and quarrying

-9.0

-13.0

Manufacturing production

0.5

0.3

Manufacturing of food products and beverages

2.7

2.5

· Processing and preservation of meat and meat products

6.9

5.6

· Processing and preserving of fish and fish products

-10.6

-10.8

· Manufacture of dairy products

16.3

13.7

· Manufacture of grain mill products, starches and starch products

13.6

13.3

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

4.3

3.8

· Manufacture of beverages

-4.9

-5.1

Manufacturing of textiles

3.1

5.2

Manufacturing of wearing apparel; processing and colouring of furs

1.6

1.5

Manufacturing of wood and cork articles, except furniture

-6.7

-6.2

· Sawmilling and planning of wood, impregnation of wood

-8.9

-8.6

Manufacturing of pulp, paper, and paper articles

15.1

17.2

Publishing, printing and reproduction of recorded media

-1.5

-2.5

Manufacturing of chemicals, chemical products and man-made fibres

1.8

1.7

Manufacturing of rubber and plastic products

13.0

12.6

Manufacturing of non-metallic mineral products

-6.1

-4.6

Manufacturing of basic metals

-2.1

-2.1

Manufacturing of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

14.3

13.8

Manufacturing of machinery, mechanisms, and equipment

-1.7

-1.9

Manufacturing of electrical machinery and equipment

11.7

11.7

Manufacturing of other transport equipment (repairing and construction of ships and boats)

5.4

6.3

Manufacturing of furniture; manufacturing not classified otherwise

-6.0

-7.8

Manufacture of furniture

-7.9

-10.0

Electric power, gas, and water supply

6.6

6.6

Compared to June 2007, industrial production output in July 2007 increased by 0.3% according to seasonally adjusted data of the Central Statistical Bureau. Of which in electricity, gas and water supply there was an increase of 2.8%, but in manufacturing the volume decreased by 0.3% and in mining and quarrying- by 9.3%.

Prepared by the Industrial Statistics Section
Tel. 7366830
Irēna Bekmane