Industrial production output in April 2011

03.06.2011

In April 2011 industrial production output1 (at current prices) comprised LVL 400.5 million, according to the data of Central Statistical Bureau.

Industrial production volume index (2005=100)

Compared to March 2011, industrial production volume in April 2011 grew by 3.4%, according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices. Of which in manufacturing – by 4.4%, in mining and quarrying – by 5.9%, but in electricity and gas supply there was a decrease of 1.2%.

Compared to April of previous year, industrial production output in April 2011 at constant prices has increased by 13.7%, according to calendar adjusted data. Of which in manufacturing – by 17%, in electricity and gas supply - by 8.7%, but in mining and quarrying there was a decrease of 16.5%. The most notable growth of industrial production was observed in manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers – 76.5%, in manufacture of electrical equipment – 58.1%, and in manufacture of wearing apparel – 54.2%.But most significant reduction, in turn, was recorded in manufacture of beverages – 9.5% and repair and installation of machinery and equipment – 6.8%.

Changes in volume of industrial production in April 2011
(at constant prices)

 

IV 2011 as % of

III 2011

(seasonally adjusted)

IV 2010

(calendar adjusted)

 All production

3.4

13.7

 Mining and quarrying

5.9

-16.5

 Manufacturing

4.4

17.0

Manufacture of food products

0.7

1.3

Manufacture of beverages

-3.2

-9.5

Manufacture of textiles

6.4

7.1

Manufacture of wearing apparel

-1.2

54.2

 Manufacture of wood and cork articles, except furniture

-4.8

12.7

Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products

6.5

11.3

Manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations

-3.1

7.7

Manufacture of rubber and plastic products

1.8

5.3

Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products

-4.1

20.5

Manufacture of basic metals

1.7

17.3

Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

7.6

39.8

Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products

13.2

21.0

Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers

16.6

76.5

Manufacture of furniture

5.0

18.3

Repair and installation of machinery and equipment

13.8

-6.8

 Electricity and gas supply

-1.2

8.7

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

 

Prepared by Industrial Statistics Section
Tel. 67366953
Ramona Skakunova


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 thousand.
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.