On manufacturing turnover in April 2012


According to the data of the Central Statistical Bureau, manufacturing turnover1 (according to seasonally adjusted data at current prices) in April 2012, as compared to March 2012, decreased by 1.3%, of which in domestic market - by 0.2% and in export - by 2.2%. Most notable reduction was recorded in manufacture of other transport equipment (building of ships and boats, manufacture of railway locomotives and rolling stock) - of 67.3% (rise in domestic market, whereas reduction in export), in manufacture of beverages - of 13% (decrease of 13.9% in domestic market and of 10.5% in export), in manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations – of 12.8% (increase in domestic market, but decrease in export). Whereas most significant growth was observed in manufacture of basic metals – of 47.5% (rise in both domestic market and export), in manufacture of machinery and equipment – of 5.7% (24.5% increase in domestic market and 2.5% drop in export), in manufacture of rubber and plastic products - of 4.9% (decrease of 2.4% in domestic market and 10.7% rise in export).
Compared to April 2011, manufacturing turnover in April 2012, according to calendar adjusted data, increased by 11.6%, of which in domestic market by 8.1% and in export – by 14.8%.

Changes in turnover of selected manufacturing sectors
April 2012 as % of April 2011 (calendar adjusted data)

More information on seasonally adjusted, calendar adjusted and non-adjusted industrial production turnover indices is available in data base of CSB.

Prepared by the Industrial Statistics Section
Tel. 67366953
Ramona Skakunova
1 Industrial turnover index is calculated at current prices. Index characterises the monthly changes in demand for industrial goods and services on market.