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On manufacturing turnover in August 2010

Compared to July 2010 manufacturing turnover1at current prices (according to seasonally adjusted data2) in August 2010 has increased by 0.7%, of which in domestic market - by 1% and in export - by 0.4%, according to the data of the Central Statistical Bureau.

Most notable growth of turnover was observed in manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations – 44.4%, in manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers – 30.8%, in manufacture of basic metals – 15.1%. But most significant turnover reduction, in turn, was recorded in manufacture of other transport equipment (building of ships and boats, manufacture of railway locomotives and rolling stock) – 29.9%, in manufacture of beverages – 12.2% and in manufacture of textiles – 5.1%.

Compared to August 2009, manufacturing turnover according to working day adjusted3 data in August 2010 increased by 23.3%, of which in domestic market – by 8% and in export – by 44.7%.

Changes of turnover in selected manufacturing sectors August 2010 over August 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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