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On manufacturing turnover in April 2010

Compared to March 2010 manufacturing turnover1 at current prices (according to seasonally adjusted data2) in April 2010 has increased by 0.2%, of which in export - by 4.5% and in domestic market it reduced by 3.7%, according to the data of the Central Statistical Bureau.

The most notable turnover growth was recorded in manufacture of electrical equipment – 16%, in manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations – 14.1%, in manufacture of non-metallic mineral products – 13.3%. But most significant turnover reduction, in turn, was observed in manufacture of other transport equipment (building of ships and boats, manufacture of railway locomotives and rolling stock) – 26.8%, in manufacture of wearing apparel – 7% (in domestic market – 11.7%, in export – 5.1%).

Compared to April 2009, manufacturing turnover according to working day adjusted3 data in April 2010 grew by 5.7%, of which in export - by 29.3% and in domestic market there was a reduction of 11.1%.

Changes of turnover in selected manufacturing sectors
April 2010 over April 2009 (working day adjusted data)

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


Prepared by the Industrial Statistics Section
Ramona Skakunova
Tel. 67366953


1 Industrial turnover index is calculated at current prices. Index characterises the monthly market demand changes of industrial goods and services.
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. This indicator was calculated only for comparison with previous period.
3 The influence of varying number of working days during the month is averted. This indicator was calculated only for comparison with corresponding period of previous year.

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