Index of Industrial Production: July 2017

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According to the latest data published by the National Statistics Office (NSO) in July 2017, seasonally adjusted industrial production decreased by 3.1 per cent over the previous month. When compared to July 2016, the index of industrial production adjusted for working days went down by 1.2 per cent.

Monthly comparison

In July 2017, the seasonally adjusted index of industrial production decreased by 3.1 per cent. Decreases were registered in the production of intermediate goods (4.3 per cent), consumer goods (2.4 per cent) and energy (0.6 per cent). On the other hand, the production of capital goods went up by 0.1 per cent.

Annual comparison

When compared to July 2016, the index of industrial production adjusted for working days went down by 1.2 per cent. Decreases were registered in the production of consumer goods (8.2 per cent) and intermediate goods (0.3 per cent). On the other hand, the production of capital goods and energy went up by 11.0 and 2.8 per cent respectively.