Data of the Central Statistical Bureau show that, compared to April 2012, manufacturing turnover1 at current prices (according to seasonally adjusted data) in May 2012 has increased by 3.3%, of which in domestic market by 2.3% and in export - by 4.2%. Most notable rise was recorded in manufacture of machinery and equipment – of 66.6% (increase in domestic market 2.9 times, whereas decrease of 4.8% in export), in manufacture of other transport equipment (building of ships and boats, manufacture of railway locomotives and rolling stock) – of 14.3% (growth in both domestic market and export), in manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products – of 10.8% (of 2.8% in domestic market and of 12.5% in export), in manufacture of electrical equipment – of 10.7% (of 8.3% in domestic market and of 11.3% in export). Whereas the most significant reduction was observed in repair and installation of machinery and equipment – of 25.6% (of 26.3% in domestic market and of 17.1% in export), in manufacture of chemicals and chemical products – of 2.7% (decrease of 3.3% in export, while in domestic market turnover has stayed at the level of the previous month), in manufacture of rubber and plastic products – of 2.6% (rise of 9.8% in domestic market and drop of 11.5% in export).
Compared to May 2011, manufacturing turnover in May 2012, according to calendar adjusted data, increased by 14.2%, of which in domestic market by 8.5% and by 20% in export.
|Changes in turnover of selected manufacturing sectors May 2012 as % of May 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
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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