In June 2012, industrial production output1 (at current prices) comprised LVL 443.0 million, according to the data of the Central Statistical Bureau.
Industrial production volume index
Compared to May 2012, industrial production volume in June 2012 has grown by 1%, according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices. Of which in manufacturing – by 1.5%, while in mining and quarrying as well as in electricity and gas supply there was a decrease of 4.7% and of 1.9%, respectively.
Compared to June of the previous year, industrial production output in June 2012 increased by 5.4%, according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices. Of which in manufacturing – by 8.1%, whereas in mining and quarrying as well as in electricity and gas supply there was a decrease of 16.3% and 2%, respectively. Most notable rise was recorded in following manufacturing sectors: manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products (of 53.3%), manufacture of basic metals (of 34.7%), and manufacture of chemicals and chemical products (32.6%). Whereas the most significant reduction was observed in manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations (of 30.4%), inmanufacture of other transport equipment (building of ships and boats, manufacture of railway locomotives and rolling stock) (of 19.1%), and in manufacture of rubber and plastic products (of 11.9%).
In comparison with the 1st quarter of 2012, industrial production output in the2nd quarter of 2012 increased by 1.8%, according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices. Of which in manufacturing – by 0.9%, in mining and quarrying – by 2.7%, while in electricity and gas supply there was a decrease of 0.6%.
Compared to the corresponding quarter of the previous year, industrial production output in the 2nd quarter of 2012 rose by 5.1%, according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices. Of which in manufacturing – by 8%, while in mining and quarrying as well as in electricity and gas supply there was a decrease of 0.6% and 4.9%, respectively.
Changes in volume of industrial production, %
(at constant prices)
compared to January-June 2011
2nd qtr 2012
1st qtr 2012
2nd qtr 2011 (calendar adjusted)
June 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
More information on seasonally adjusted, calendar adjusted and non-adjusted industrial production volume indices is available in the CSB database.
Prepared by the Industrial Statistics Section
1 Data are compiled on economically active enterprises, which in industrial production employ 20 and more persons, or industrial turnover of which previous year exceeded LVL 300 thousand. Industrial production volume, in compliance 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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