In April 2012 industrial production output1 (at current prices) comprised LVL 428.7 million, according to the data of Central Statistical Bureau.
|Industrial production volume index (2005=100)|
In comparison with March 2012, industrial production output in April 2012 (according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices) has decreased by 1.2%, of which in manufacturing by 1.4%, in electricity and gas supply – by 1.7%, whereas in mining and quarrying there was a growth of 4.1%.
Compared to April of previous year, industrial production output in April 2012 at constant prices has increased by 3.8%, according to calendar adjusted data. Of which in mining and quarrying – by 27.9%, in manufacturing - by 8.5%, while in electricity and gas supply there was a decrease of 11.8%.
Most notable rise in manufacturing sector was observed in repair and installation of machinery and equipment – 2.2 times, in other manufacturing (manufacture of medical and dental instruments and supplies, manufacture of games and toys, manufacture of sports goods etc.) - of 42.4%, as well as in manufacture of chemicals and chemical products – of 30.6%. Whereas reduction was observed in manufacture of other transport equipment (building of ships and boats, manufacture of railway locomotives and rolling stock) – of 50%, in manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations – of 15.4%, and in manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products – of 10.6%.
Changes in volume of industrial production, % (at constant prices)
April 2011 (calendar adjusted)
Mining and quarrying
Manufacture of food products
Manufacture of textiles
Manufacture of wearing apparel
Manufacture of wood and cork articles, except furniture
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products
Manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations
Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products
Manufacture of basic metals
Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products
Manufacture of electrical equipment
Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers
Manufacture of other transport equipment (building of ships and boats, manufacture of railway locomotives and rolling stock)
Manufacture of furniture
Repair and installation of machinery and equipment (repair and maintenance of ships and boats, repair of fabricated metal products, machinery and equipment, installation of industrial machinery and equipment)
Electricity and gas supply
Prepared by the Industrial Statistics Section
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 Rev. 2 includes mining and quarrying, manufacturing and electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply, except steam and air conditioning supply.
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