Industrial production output in April 2010

03.06.2010

In April 2010 industrial production output1 (at current prices) comprised LVL 338.4 mln, according to the data of Central Statistical Bureau.

Industrial production volume index
(2005=100)
 

Compared to March 2010 industrial production volume in April 2010 grew by 0.1%, according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices. Of which in electricity and gas supply - by 4.2%, but in manufacture and in mining and quarrying, in turn, there was a reduction of 0.7% and 3.6%, respectively.

Compared to April of previous year industrial production output in April 2010 has grown by 9.7%, according to working day adjusted data at constant prices. Of which in manufacturing - by 8%, in mining and quarrying – by 1.9%, but in electricity and gas supply - by 20.2%.

The most notable growth of industrial production output in manufacturing was recorded in manufacturing of wood and cork articles, except furniture – 36.3%.

Changes in volume of industrial production in April 2010
(at constant prices)

 

I-IV 2010 as % of I-IV 2009 (working day adjusted)2

IV 2010 as % of

III 2010 (seasonally adjusted)3

IV 2009 (working day adjusted)

All production

8.0

0.1

9.7

Mining and quarrying

4.1

-3.6

1.9

Manufacturing

5.6

-0.7

8.0

Manufacture of food products

-2.6

3.6

4.2

Manufacture of textiles

-5.0

-9.6

-4.1

Manufacture of wearing apparel

-5.1

-2.9

-5.5

Manufacture of wood and cork articles, except furniture

38.8

2.2

36.3

Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products

32.5

-0.4

27.6

Manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations

-21.3

9.3

-23.0

Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products

-16.9

-5.3

-4.7

Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

0.4

14.8

13.3

Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products

0.7

8.1

16.4

Manufacture of furniture

-10.1

-4.6

-14.9

Electricity and gas supply

17.8

4.2

20.2

 

More information on seasonally adjusted, working day adjusted and non-adjusted industrial production volume indices is available in the data base of CSB.

 

Prepared by the Industrial Statistics Section
Ramona Skakunovav
Tel. 67366953

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1 Data are compiled on economically active enterprises, which in industrial production employ 20 and more persons, or in which industrial turnover previous year exceeded LVL 300 thsd.
Industrial production volume in accordance with the Statistical Classification of Economic Activities NACE 2.rev. includes Mining and quarrying, Manufacturing and Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply, except steam and air conditioning supply.

2 The influence of varying number of working days during the month is averted. This indicator was calculated only for comparison with corresponding period of previous year.

³ The influence of varying number of working days in the month and factors of seasonal repetition, i.e., seasonal fluctuations of goods produced in selected economic activities, has been eliminated. This indicator was calculated only for comparison with previous year.