Industrial production output in November 2009

04.01.2010

In November 2009 industrial production output1 (at current prices) comprised LVL 305.2 mln, according to the data of Central Statistical Bureau.

Industrial production volume index
(2005=100)

Compared to October 2009 industrial production volume in November 2009 has grown by 8.7%, according to seasonally adjusted data2. Of which in manufacturing – by 11.6%, but in mining and quarrying there was a decrease of 12.9%, and in electricity and gas supply - of 0.8%.

Largest increases were in manufacture of electrical equipment – by 23.7%, in the manufacture of other transport equipment (building of ships and boats, manufacture of railway locomotives and rolling stock) – by 23.6%, in manufacturing of wearing apparel – by 22.5%. But most significant reduction of industrial production, in turn, was observed in the manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products – by 26.8%, in manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers – by 20.2%, in manufacture of chemicals and chemical products – by 8.7%.

Compared to November of previous year industrial production output in November 2009 has decreased by 2.4%, according to working day adjusted data at constant prices. Of which in mining and quarrying – by 9.1%, in manufacturing - by 2.6%, but in electricity and gas supply - by 0.8%.

Most notable reduction of industrial production output was recorded in manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers – by 53%, in the manufacture of other transport equipment (building of ships and boats, manufacture of railway locomotives and rolling stock) – by 47.9%, in the manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products – by 43.9%, in manufacture of non-metallic mineral products – by 41%. In its turn, there was growth in manufacture of basic metals – 49.8%, in manufacture of wood and cork articles, except furniture – by 41%, in the manufacture of electrical equipment – by 8.6%, in the manufacture of chemicals and chemical products – by 3.6%.

Changes in volume indices of industrial production in November 2009
(at constant prices)


I - XI 2009 as% over
I - XI 2008(working day adjusted)

XI 2009 as % of

X 2009(seasonally adjusted)

XI 2008(working day adjusted)

All production

-16.9

8.7

-2.4

Mining and quarrying

-0.9

-12.9

-9.1

Manufacturing

-18.6

11.6

-2.6

Manufacture of food products

-13.5

5.9

-10.7

processing and preserving of meat and production of meat products

-12.0

0.2

-11.6

processing and preserving of fish, crustaceans and molluscs

-28.7

16.0

-20.7

manufacture of dairy products

-15.4

4.2

-12.0

manufacture of grain mill products, starches and starch products

-12.3

2.2

4.8

manufacture of bakery and farinaceous products (manufacture of bread, rusks and biscuits, macaroni, noodles, couscous and similar farinaceous products)

-5.4

1.3

-7.3

manufacture of other food products (manufacture of sugar confectionery, tea and coffee and other food products n.e.c.)

-12.7

3.0

-11.6

Manufacture of beverages

-20.8

2.6

-26.3

Manufacture of textiles

-43.9

2.7

-20.7

Manufacture of wearing apparel

-33.2

22.5

-34.7

Manufacture of wood and cork articles, except furniture

1.1

8.6

41.0

Manufacture of paper and paper products

-11.1

9.6

0.8

Printing and reproduction of recorded media

-20.7

7.6

-6.9

Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products

-3.8

-8.7

3.6

Manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations

-18.6

0.3

-11.8

Manufacture of rubber and plastic products

-31.6

2.4

-17.7

Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products

-33.4

16.3

-41.0

Manufacture of basic metals

-6.3

6.2

49.8

Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

-38.3

16.0

-29.0

Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products

-28.3

-26.8

-43.9

Manufacture of electrical equipment

-29.6

23.7

8.6

Manufacturing of machinery, mechanisms, and equipment

-49.1

6.7

-5.4

Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers

-54.3

-20.2

-53.0

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

-48.3

23.6

-47.9

Manufacture of furniture

-15.3

0.3

-7.0

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)

-24.7

4.4

-18.6

Electricity and gas supply

-9.8

-0.8

-0.8

 

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

 

Prepared by the Industrial Statistics Section
Irēna Bekmane
Tel. 67366830

 

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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 in the month and factors of seasonal repetition, i.e., seasonal fluctuations of goods produced in selected economic activities, has been eliminated.