Industrial production output in October 2009

04.12.2009

In October 2009 industrial production output1 (at current prices) comprised LVL 314.7 mln, according to the data of Central Statistical Bureau.

Industrial production volume index
(2005=100) 
 

 

Compared to September 2009 industrial production volume in October 2009 has grown by 0.1%, according to seasonally adjusted data2 at constant prices. Of which in electricity and gas supply industrial production volume grew by 10.3%, but reduction was recorded in mining and quarrying – 2.1% and in manufacturing – 1.9%.

Most notable growth was observed in the manufacture of chemicals and chemical products – 52.5%, in manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. – 8.5%, in manufacture of basic metals – 7.6%, in manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations – 6.2%. But most significant reduction of industrial production, in turn, was observed in the manufacture of other transport equipment (building of ships and boats, manufacture of railway locomotives and rolling stock) – 39%, in manufacture of non-metallic mineral products – 20.7%, in manufacture of beverages – 8.4% and in manufacture of electrical equipment – 6.1%.

Compared to October of previous year industrial production output in October 2009 has reduced by 13.5%, according to working day adjusted data at constant prices. Of which in manufacturing - by 15.8%, in mining and quarrying – by 11%, but in electricity and gas supply - by 2%.

Most notable reduction of industrial production output was recorded in manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers – 53.2%, in manufacture of non-metallic mineral products – 52.1%, in manufacturing of wearing apparel – 49.7%, in manufacturing of machinery, mechanisms, and equipment – 41.5%, and in the manufacture of other transport equipment (building of ships and boats, manufacture of railway locomotives and rolling stock) – 41.5%. In its turn, there was growth in manufacture of basic metals – 26%, in manufacture of wood and cork articles, except furniture – by 20.2%, and in the manufacture of chemicals and chemical products – 6.2%.

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


January – October 2009 as % of January – October 2008
(working day adjusted)

October 2009 as % of

September 2009
(seasonally adjusted)

October 2008
(working day adjusted)

All production

-18.2

0.1

-13.5

Mining and quarrying

-0.3

-2.1

-11.0

Manufacturing

-20.0

-1.9

-15.8

Manufacture of food products

-13.7

-6.2

-18.0

processing and preserving of meat and production of meat products

-12.0

-1.5

-13.3

processing and preserving of fish, crustaceans and molluscs

-29.6

-8.3

-37.5

manufacture of dairy products

-15.7

-0.5

-20.3

manufacture of grain mill products, starches and starch products

-13.8

0.6

-5.8

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

-5.2

-3.4

-7.2

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

-12.8

-4.0

-19.8

Manufacture of beverages

-20.3

-8.4

-31.7

Manufacture of textiles

-45.9

-0.3

-29.4

Manufacture of wearing apparel

-33.0

-1.6

-49.7

Manufacture of wood and cork articles, except furniture

-2.1

3.8

20.2

Manufacture of paper and paper products

-12.3

-4.4

-7.5

Printing and reproduction of recorded media

-22.0

2.8

-15.1

Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products

-4.9

52.5

6.2

Manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations

-19.2

6.2

-16.7

Manufacture of rubber and plastic products

-32.8

-1.3

-26.6

Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products

-32.9

-20.7

-52.1

Manufacture of basic metals

-10.1

7.6

26.0

Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

-39.2

0.2

-41.7

Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products

-26.7

-5.1

-21.2

Manufacture of electrical equipment

-32.0

-6.1

-24.8

Manufacturing of machinery, mechanisms, and equipment

-52.2

8.5

-41.5

Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers

-54.4

4.1

-53.2

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

-48.3

-39.0

-41.5

Manufacture of furniture

-16.1

-3.0

-13.0

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)

-25.2

-1.5

-13.4

Electricity and gas supply

-10.9

10.3

-2.0

 

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

Prepared by the Industrial Statistics Section
Ramona Skakunova
Tel. 67366953


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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.