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On manufacturing turnover in July 2010

Compared to June 2010 manufacturing turnover1 at current prices (according to seasonally adjusted data2) in July 2010 has increased by 7.7%, of which in domestic market - by 3.7% and in export - by 12%, according to the data of the Central Statistical Bureau.

The most notable turnover growth was recorded in manufacture of basic metals – by 57.4%, in manufacturing of wearing apparel – by 12%, in manufacturing of beverages – by 11.6%. But the most significant turnover reduction, in turn, was observed in repair and installation of machinery and equipment (repair and maintenance of ships and boats, repair of fabricated metal products, machinery and equipment, installation of industrial machinery and equipment) – by 14.1%, in manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. – by 8.5%, in manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations – by 5%.

Compared to July 2009, manufacturing turnover according to working day adjusted3 data in July 2010 increased by 25.1%, of which in domestic market – by 7.2% and in export – by 52.2%.

Changes of turnover in selected manufacturing sectors July 2010 over July 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
Irēna Bekmane
Tel. 67366830

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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