Industrial production output in November 2012
Seasonally adjusted data (at constant prices) of the Central Statistical Bureau show that, in comparison with October 2012, industrial production in November 2012 increased by 1%,of which in mining and quarrying by 4.1% and in manufacturing by 3.5%, while in electricity and gas supply there was a decrease of 3%.
Industrial production volume index
Rise in manufacturing was mainly due to the fruitful manufacture of products of wood (except furniture) – growth of 4.7%, 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) – increase of 18.4%, manufacture of non-metallic mineral products – rise of 19.7%, and manufacture of fabricated metal products – growth of 8.8%. Whereas decrease was recorded inmanufacture of other transport equipment (building of ships and boats, manufacture of railway locomotives and rolling stock) - of 46.3%, in manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products – of 15.9%, in manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers – of 5.2%, and in manufacture of textiles – of 4.9%.
Compared to November a year before, industrial production output in November 2012 (according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices) grew by 3.9%, of which in manufacturing – by 7.9%, while in mining and quarrying as well as in electricity and gas supply there was a decrease of 4.4% and 7.1%, respectively. Increase in the manufacturing turnover was mainly influenced by the sub-sectors engaged inmanufacture of basic metals, repair and installation of machinery and equipment and manufacture of non-metallic mineral products. Whereas drop in manufacturing was observed in manufacture of textiles - of 13.3%, in manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers – of 8.1%, and in manufacture of other transport equipment - of 6.4%.
Changes in volume of industrial production, %
(at constant prices)
January – November 2011
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
Manufacturing of machinery and 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
In November 2012 industrial production output1 (at current prices) comprised LVL 453 million.
More information on seasonally adjusted, calendar adjusted and non-adjusted industrial production volume indices is available in the CSB data base.
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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