Data of the Central Statistical Bureau show that, compared to July 2012, manufacturing turnover1 (according to seasonally adjusted data at current prices) in August 2012 increased by 3.5%, of which by 2% in domestic market and by 4.9% in export. Rise in the manufacturing turnover was mainly influenced by the sub-sectors of wood-processing, non-metallic mineral products, as well as repair and installation of machinery and equipment. Most notable growth was recorded in manufacture of other transport equipment (building of ships and boats, manufacture of railway locomotives and rolling stock) – 2.4 times, in manufacture of machinery and equipment – of 18% (36.4% in domestic market and 7.3% in export), in manufacture of chemicals and chemical products – of 13.8% (10.6% in domestic market and 14.7% in export).
Compared to August 2011, manufacturing turnover in August 2012, according to calendar adjusted data, increased by 14.7%, of which in domestic market by 3.4% and in export – by 27.9%. Increase in the manufacturing turnover was mainly influenced by the sub-sectors of wood-processing, manufacture of wearing apparel, manufacture of basic metals, as well as repair and installation of machinery and equipment.
Changes in turnover of selected manufacturing sectors
August 2012 as % of August 2011 (calendar adjusted data)
More information on seasonally adjusted, calendar adjusted and non-adjusted industrial production turnover indices is available in the CSB data base.
Prepared by the Industrial Statistics Section
1 Industrial turnover index is calculated at current prices. Index characterises monthly changes in demand for industrial goods and services on the market.
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