Industrial production output in February 2011

04.04.2011

In February 2011 industrial production output1 (at current prices) comprised LVL 347.9 million, according to the data of Central Statistical Bureau.

Industrial production volume index (2005=100)

Compared to January 2011, industrial production volume in February 2011 has increased by 0.5%, according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices.Of which in manufacturing – by 1.5%, in electricity and gas supply - by 6.6%, but in mining and quarrying there was a decrease of 4.3%.

Compared to February of previous year, industrial production output in February 2011 at constant prices has grown by 9.6%, according to calendar adjusted data.Of which in manufacturing by 13.3%, in electricity and gas supply - by 20.3%, but in mining and quarrying there was a decrease of 21.7%.Most notable growth of industrial production was observed in manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers – 2.2 times, in manufacture of wearing apparel – 66.1%, in manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. – 46.9%.Most notable reduction of industrial production volume, in its turn, was observed in the manufacture of other transport equipment (building of ships and boats, manufacture of railway locomotives and rolling stock) – 40.5%, and in manufacture of chemicals and chemical products – 30.1%.

Changes in volume of industrial production
(as % of corresponding period of previous year, calendar adjusted)

 

Industrial production volume changes in February 2011
(at constant prices)

 

II 2011 as % of

I 2011

(seasonally adjusted)

II 2010

(calendar adjusted)

All production

0.5

9.6

Mining and quarrying

-4.3

-21.7

Manufacturing

1.5

13.3

Manufacture of food products

-0.6

-0.1

Manufacture of beverages

-0.7

-5.1

Manufacture of textiles

4.0

13.8

Manufacture of wearing apparel

14.1

66.1

 Manufacture of wood and cork articles, except furniture

-1.1

14.6

Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products

-0.1

-30.1

Manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations

-11.9

-1.2

Manufacture of rubber and plastic products

11.5

19.5

Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products

3.1

46.7

Manufacture of basic metals

15.6

30.2

Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

3.6

27.5

Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products

5.7

31.5

Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers

32.9

116.6

Manufacture of other transport equipment (building of ships and boats, manufacture of railway locomotives and rolling stock)

-63.0

-40.5

Manufacture of furniture

4.8

12.0

 Electricity and gas supply

6.6

20.3

 

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



Prepared by the 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 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.