Industrial output in October 2007

06.12.2007

Compared to September 2007, industrial production output in October 2007 has decreased by 1.7%, according to seasonally adjusted data (seasonal and working day influence is taken into account) of the Central Statistical Bureau, of which 2.1% in manufacturing, in electricity, gas and water supply – by 0.9%. But in mining and quarrying industrial production output has increased by 3.7%.

Compared to October of previous year, in October 2007 total seasonally adjusted industrial production output has reduced by 1.6%, of which industrial production output in manufacturing it decreased by 6.7%, but in electricity, gas and water supply there was an increase of 15.4%, and industrial production output in mining and quarrying has increased by 17.3%.

Changes in volume indices of separate manufacturing field production (at constant prices)
October 2007 in % over October 2006 (seasonally adjusted data)

Compared to the October of previous year, in October of this year industrial production output in manufacturing of food products and beverages has decreased by 18.3%, of which in manufacture of other food products (bread, confectionery, sugar) – by 44.5% (it was greatly influenced by the discontinued production of sugar), in processing and preserving of fish and fish products – by 3.1%, in manufacture of beverages – by 1.8%, in processing and preservation of meat and meat products – by 0.2%. The production in processing and preserving of fruit and vegetables has grown by 15.5%, in manufacture of grain mill products, starches and starch products – by 13.3%, in manufacture of prepared animal feeds – by 5.4%, in manufacture of dairy products – by 3.3%.

Compared to the October of previous year, in October of this year the production output has increased in following economic activities: in manufacture of pulp, paper and paper products – by 16.6%, in manufacturing of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment – by 11.1%, in recycling – by 10%, in manufacturing of rubber and plastic products – by 8.3%, in manufacturing of textiles – by 4.1%.

Compared to October of previous year, in October of this year the industrial production output has decreased in manufacture of radio, television and communication equipment and apparatus – by 25.7%, in Tanning and dressing of leather; manufacture of footwear – 21%, in manufacturing of furniture; manufacturing not classified otherwise – by 11.2%, in manufacture of non-metallic mineral products (manufacture of glass, ceramics, cement, concrete, brick, etc.) – by 9%, in manufacturing of basic metals – by 9%, in manufacturing of machinery, mechanisms, and equipment – by 7.6%, in manufacturing of other transport equipment (repairing and construction of ships and boats) – by 7%, in manufacture of wood and wood products – by 5.5%, in manufacturing of wearing apparel; processing and colouring of furs – by 4.9%, in manufacturing of chemicals, chemical products and man-made fibres – by 4.6%, in publishing, printing and reproduction of recorded media – by 1.9%.

Changes in volume indices of production in October 2007

I-X 2007

over

2006I-X

X 2007

Seasonally adjusted

2007IX

2006X

All production

1.0

-1.7

-1.6

Mining and quarrying

13.6

3.7

17.3

Manufacturing

0.0

-2.1

-6.7

     Manufacture of food products and beverages

1.7

-20.8

-18.3

          Production, processing and preserving of meat and meat products

6.2

0.2

-0.2

          Processing and preserving of fish and fish products

-11.3

4.5

-3.1

          Processing and preserving of fruit and vegetables

6.6

-3.4

15.5

          Manufacture of dairy products

7.0

-1.2

3.3

          Manufacture of grain mill products, starches and starch products

8.6

-6.9

13.3

          Manufacture of prepared animal feeds

19.1

-1.7

5.4

          Manufacture of other food products

-8.2

-44.2

-44.5

          Manufacture of beverages

11.2

-2.4

-1.8

     Manufacture of textiles

4.0

0.2

4.1

     Manufacturing of wearing apparel; processing and colouring of furs

-3.0

5.9

-4.9

     Tanning and dressing of leather; manufacture of footwear

-18.5

-6.2

-21.0

     Manufacturing of wood and cork articles, except furniture

-6.8

-2.4

-5.5

          Sawmilling and planing of wood; impregnation of wood

-8.8

-8.7

-16.6

          Manufacture of veneer sheets; manufacture of plywood, laminboard, particle board, fibre board and other panels and boards

-2.8

4.8

14.0

          Manufacture of builders' carpentry and joinery

-2.2

-0.2

-8.5

     Manufacture of pulp, paper and paper products

9.9

4.3

16.6

     Publishing, printing and reproduction of recorded media

-1.4

2.4

-1.9

     Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products

2.2

5.6

-4.6

     Manufacture of rubber and plastic products

18.1

2.6

8.3

     Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products

0.8

1.7

-9.0

     Manufacture of basic metals

0.8

-9.5

-9.0

     Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

13.9

5.5

11.1

     Manufacture of machinery and equipment

-4.1

4.9

-7.6

     Manufacture of electrical machinery and apparatus

14.8

-3.1

11.6

     Manufacture of radio, television and communication equipment and apparatus

-18.5

-2.5

-25.7

     Manufacture of other transport equipment

-2.5

23.5

-7.0

     Manufacture of furniture; manufacturing n.e.c.

-4.2

2.5

-11.2

          Manufacture of furniture

-7.8

1.0

-15.2

     Recycling

-1.9

7.0

10.0

Electricity, gas and water supply

3.0

-0.9

15.4

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Explanations

Data are compiled on economically active enterprises in industrial production employing 20 or more employees or enterprises with industrial turnover of previous year 300 thsd LVL and more.

Prepared by the Industrial Statistics Section
Tel. 67366953
Ramona Skakunova