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On manufacturing turnover in May 2010

Compared to April 2010 manufacturing turnover1 at current prices (according to seasonally adjusted data2) in May 2010 has increased by 2.3%, of which in domestic market - by 3.1% and in export - by 1.4%, according to the data of the Central Statistical Bureau.

Most notable turnover growth was observed in n manufacture of chemicals and chemical products – 38.8%, in manufacture of textiles – 15.3% and in manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations – 10.2%. 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) – 21.5%, in manufacture of basic metals – 5.2% and in publishing, printing and reproduction of recorded media.
Compared to May 2009, manufacturing turnover according to working day adjusted3 data in May 2010 grew by 10.9%, of which in export by 34.2% and in domestic market there was a reduction of 4.5%.
Changes of turnover in selected manufacturing sectors
May 2010 over May 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
Tel. 67366953
Ramona Skakunova
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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