Industrial production output in August 2010

04.10.2010

In August 2010 industrial production output1 (at current prices) comprised LVL 359.1 mln, according to the data of Central Statistical Bureau.

Industrial production volume index
(2005=100)


Compared to July 2010 industrial production volume in August 2010 grew by 3.5%, according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices. Of which in manufacturing – by 2.6%, in electricity and gas supply - by 8.5%, but in mining and quarrying there was a decrease of 0.4%.

Compared to August of previous year industrial production output in August 2010 at constant has grown by 20.5%, according to working day adjusted data. Of which in manufacturing - by 20.4%, in mining and quarrying – by 11.2%, but in electricity and gas supply - by 23.8%.

Most notable industrial production increase in manufacturing was recorded in manufacture of electrical equipment – 76.7%, in manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations – 56%, in manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment – 37% and in manufacture of textiles - 34.8%.


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

 

I - VIII 2010 as % over

I - VIII 2009

(working day adjusted)2

VIII 2010 as % over

VII 2010

(seasonally adjusted)3

VIII 2009

(working day adjusted)

All production

12.2

3.5

20.5

Mining and quarrying

10.6

-0.4

11.2

Manufacturing

11.5

2.6

20.4

Manufacture of food products

-1.9

1.2

2.7

Manufacture of textiles

14.3

-9.9

34.8

Manufacture of wearing apparel

4.4

-13.0

22.4

Manufacture of wood and cork articles, except furniture

33.2

3.1

24.6

Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products

27.7

16.5

14.0

Manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations

-6.8

36.9

56.0

Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products

-3.6

5.3

26.6

Manufacture of basic metals

18.0

11.0

26.9

Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

15.1

-2.9

37.0

Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products

14.2

1.4

29.5

Manufacture of electrical equipment

29.1

0.3

76.7

Manufacture of furniture

-6.4

-3.4

-6.0

Electricity and gas supply

15.9

8.5

23.8

 
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 Skakunova
Tel. 67366953
 

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.