Industrial production output in December 2007

05.02.2008

Compared to November 2007, industrial production output at constant prices in December 2007 decreased by 3.2%, according to seasonally adjusted data (seasonal and working day influence is taken into account) of the Central Statistical Bureau, of which 1.7% in mining and quarrying, 1.8% in manufacturing, and 7.3% in electricity, gas and water supply.

Compared to December of previous year, in December 2007 total seasonally adjusted industrial production output has reduced by 5.4%, of which industrial production output in manufacturing decreased by 7.5%, but in electricity, gas and water supply there was an increase of 2%, and industrial production output in mining and quarrying has increased by 7.8%.

Changes in volume indices of production (2000=100)

Compared to the December of previous year, in December of this year industrial production output in manufacturing of food products and beverages (according to seasonally adjusted data) has decreased by 14.8%, of which in manufacture of other food products (bread, confectionery, sugar) – by 36.1% (it was greatly influenced by the discontinued production of sugar), in manufacture of dairy products – by 11.2%, in production of meat and meat products – by 6.8%, in manufacture of beverages – by 5%. Within the food product group only the production in processing and preserving of fruit and vegetables and in processing and preserving of fish and fish products has grown, by 28.8% and 11.8%, respectively.

Compared to December of previous year, in December 2007 industrial production output has increased in manufacturing of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment – by 56.1%, in manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers – by 11.1%, in manufacturing of basic metals – by 5.9% and in manufacture of pulp, paper and paper products – by 5%, but the most notable industrial production output decrease was recorded in manufacturing of rubber and plastic products – by 19.3%, in manufacture of non-metallic mineral products (manufacture of glass, ceramics, cement, concrete, brick, etc.) – by 18.6%, in manufacturing of chemicals, chemical products and man-made fibres – by 18.2%, in manufacturing of furniture; manufacturing not classified otherwise – by 15.5%, in manufacture of radio, television and communication equipment and apparatus – by 15.1%, in manufacturing of wearing apparel – by 14.9%, in publishing, printing and reproduction of recorded media – by 13.2%, in manufacturing of other transport equipment (repairing and construction of ships and boats) – by 10.9%, in manufacture of machinery and equipment – by 10.7%.

Compared to previous year, industrial production output in 2007 hasincreased by0.5%, of which in mining and quarrying by 13.7%, in electricity, gas and water supply by 4.2%. But industrial production output in manufacturing has decreased by 1%.

The highest increase in 2007 was recorded in manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment—by 19.4%, in manufacturing of rubber and plastic products – by – 13.6%, in manufacture of electrical machinery and apparatus - by 10.6%, in manufacture of pulp, paper and paper products – by 9.5%.

But most significant industrial production output decrease was observed in manufacture of radio, television and communication equipment and apparatus – by 19.9%, in manufacture of wood and wood products – by 5.8%, in manufacture of machinery and equipment – by 6.8%, in manufacturing of furniture; manufacturing not classified otherwise – by 5.1%, n manufacturing of wearing apparel – by 4.5%.

Changes in volume indices of production in 2007

I-XII 2007 in % over
I-XII 2006

XII 2007 in % over
Seasonally adjusted

XI 2007

XII 2006

All production

0.5

-3.2

-5.4

  Mining and quarrying

13.7

-1,7

7,8

  Manufacturing

-1.0

-1,8

-7,5

     Manufacture of food products and beverages

-1.1

2,4

-14,8

        Production, processing and preserving of meat and meat products

4.6

-8,3

-6,8

        Processing and preserving of fish and fish products

-8.5

2,1

11,8

        Processing and preserving of fruit and vegetables

13.2

-0,7

28,8

        Manufacture of dairy products

4.6

-3,9

-11,2

        Manufacture of grain mill products, starches and starch products

6.8

4,8

-2,6

        Manufacture of prepared animal feeds

17.0

-7,2

-2,8

        Manufacture of other food products

-15.1

8,0

-36,1

        Manufacture of beverages

9.3

-2,4

-5,0

     Manufacture of textiles

2.5

-4,4

-5,6

     Manufacturing of wearing apparel; processing and colouring of furs

-4.5

-10,3

-14,9

     Tanning and dressing of leather; manufacture of footwear

-19.3

0,4

-16,9

     Manufacturing of wood and cork articles, except furniture

-5.8

0,6

-1,1

        Sawmilling and planing of wood; impregnation of wood

-10.3

-2,1

-17,4

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

3.3

14,8

34,0

        Manufacture of builders' carpentry and joinery

-2.6

-5,9

-12,2

     Manufacture of pulp, paper and paper products

9.5

-6,2

5,0

     Publishing, printing and reproduction of recorded media

-3.1

-4,2

-13,2

     Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products

-0.8

-12,3

-18,2

     Manufacture of rubber and plastic products

13.6

-7,8

-19,3

     Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products

-1.5

-7,0

-18,6

     Manufacture of basic metals

0.8

-3,6

5,9

     Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

19.4

8,9

56,1

     Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.

-6.8

0,6

-10,7

     Manufacture of electrical machinery and apparatus n.e.c.

10.6

22,4

-5,8

     Manufacture of radio, television and communication equipment and apparatus

-19.9

9,2

-15,1

     Manufacture of other transport equipment

-2.8

-13,2

-10,9

     Manufacturing of furniture; manufacturing not classified otherwise

-5.1

-4,1

-15,5

        Manufacture of furniture

-8.2

-7,1

-15,9

     Recycling

-6.1

5,5

2,9

  Electricity, gas and water supply

4.2

-7,3

2,0

More information on seasonally adjusted, adjusted by number of working days and non-adjusted data on industrial production volume indices is available in data base of CSB: see

Prepared by the Industrial Statistics Section
Tel. 67366953
Ramona Skakunova