Industrial production output in May 2007

06.07.2007

Compared to May of the previous year, industrial production output in May 2007 rose by 3.4%, according to seasonally adjusted data (seasonal and working day influence is taken into account) of the Central Statistical Bureau. There was an increase of 0.1% in manufacturing, in electricity, gas and water supply of 13.7% and in mining and quarrying of 17.2%.

Seasonally adjusted volume indices of industrial output (2000=100)

Changes in volume indices of production

V 2007 in % over V 2006

seasonally adjusted

adjusted by number of working days (seasonally not adjusted)

All production

3.4

2.7

Mining and quarrying

17.2

17.2

Manufacturing production

0.1

0

Manufacturing of food products and beverages

1.1

1.3

· Processing and preservation of meat and meat products

4.5

4.5

· Processing and preserving of fish and fish products

1.0

1.0

· Manufacture of dairy products

8.9

8.1

· Manufacture of grain mill products, starches and starch products

9.5

9.3

· Manufacture of other food products (bread, confectionery, sugar)

-1.5

-1.3

· Manufacture of beverages

2.2

2.0

Manufacturing of textiles

2.9

-2.8

Manufacturing of wearing apparel; processing and colouring of furs

-1.7

-1.5

Manufacturing of wood and cork articles, except furniture;

-9.3

-8.7

· Sawmilling and planning of wood, impregnation of wood

-11.6

-11.3

Manufacturing of pulp, paper, and paper articles

7.5

7.3

Publishing, printing and reproduction of recorded media

1.6

1.1

Manufacturing of chemicals, chemical products and man-made fibres;

-1.4

-1.5

Manufacturing of rubber and plastic products

22.4

23.8

Manufacturing of non-metallic mineral products

0.7

0.4

Manufacturing of basic metals

-3.2

-2.9

Manufacturing of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

23.6

23.9

Manufacturing of machinery, mechanisms, and equipment

13.9

13.0

Manufacturing of electrical machinery and equipment

43.8

43.8

Manufacturing of other transport equipment

11.2

12.9

Manufacturing of furniture; manufacturing not classified otherwise

-2.6

-2.9

· Manufacture of furniture

-4.5

-4.7

Electric power, gas, and water supply

13.7

13.7

Compared to April 2007, industrial production output in May 2007 increased by 4% according to seasonally adjusted data of the Central Statistical Bureau. In manufacturing was increase of 1.5%, in electricity, gas and water supply of 12.9%, but decrease of 2.1% in mining and quarrying.

Prepared by the Industrial Statistics Section
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Irēna Bekmane