Industry turnover up 9.1 pct in January 2017, compared to January 2016

The industry turnover increased by 9.1 pct, in nominal terms, in January as compared to the same month of the previous year, but decreased by 5.6 pct compared with December 2016, reads a press release of the National Statistics Institute (INS) and quoted by Agepress. "The industry turnover fell by 5.6 pct in January 2017 compared to the previous month, following the drops in the manufacturing industry (-5.7 pct) and the mining industry (-3.3 pct). The following decreases were recorded in the large industrial groups: the consumer goods industry (-16.0 pct), the energy industry (-14.1 pct), the intermediary goods industry (-3.5 pct) and the durable goods industry (-1.6 pct). The capital goods industry has grown by 1.1 pct, reads the document.

As compared to January 2016, the overall industry turnover grew by 9.1 pct following growths of the manufacturing industry (+10.2 pct). The mining industry turnover decreased by 17.5 pct.

"By main industrial groups, increases were registered: in the capital goods industry (+ 17.8 pct), the energy industry (+ 11.5 pct), the durable goods industry (+ 7.2pct), the consumer goods ( + 6.0 pct) and the intermediate goods industry (+ 2.2 pct)," the source mentions.

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