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Industrial production in September 2019

Industrial production in September 2019

Last update: 11.11.2019
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Publisher: Headquarters Bratislava
Topic: Odvetvové štatistiky
Domain: Priemysel
Publish Date: 11.11.2019

In September, industrial production decreased by 2,5 % year-on-year. The development according to the sections of SK NACE Rev. 2 was affected by a drop in manufacturing by 3,1 % and by a rise in electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply by 2,7 % and in mining and quarrying by 2 %.

In terms of the specific groupings of the industrial sectors, which contributed most to the total production decrease, the most significant decrease was recorded in manufacture of transport equipment by 9,5 %, manufacture of rubber and plastic products and other non-metallic mineral products; manufacture of metal and fabricated metal products except machinery and equipment equally by 8,6 %, manufacture of wood and paper products, printing by 10,6 % and other manufacture, repair and installation of machinery and equipment by 3,1 %. The total production was affected mostly by a growth in manufacture of electrical equipment by 25,8 %, manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. by 5,3 %,  manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products by 10,4 %, electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply by 2,7 % and in manufacture of food, beverages and tobacco products by 4,3 %.

Compared with September 2018, in terms of the main industrial groupings, production of investment goods decreased by 5,5 %, production of durable consumer goods by 4,1 % and production of intermediate goods by 1,6 %. Production relating to energy rose by 3,8 % and production of non-durable consumer goods by 1,7 %.

After seasonal adjustment, industrial production increased by 1,3 % in September 2019 compared with August 2019.

Since the beginning of the year, IP increased, year-on-year, by 2,3 %, of which in electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply by 8 %, in mining and quarrying by 3,1 % and in manufacturing by 1,6 %.

In terms of the specific groupings of the industrial sectors, which contributed most to the total production growth, the most significant increase was recorded in manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. by 15,9 %, manufacture of electrical equipment by 21,6 %, manufacture of transport equipment by 4,4 %, electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply by 8 %, and in other manufacture, repair and installation of machinery and equipment by 8,8 %. Production decreased mostly in manufacture of metal and fabricated metal products except machinery and equipment by 10,9 %, manufacture of rubber and plastic products and other non-metallic mineral products by 6,5 %, manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products by 11,1 %, manufacture of textiles, apparel, leather and related products by 11,3 % and in manufacture of chemicals and chemical products by 7,4 %.

In terms of the main industrial groupings, production of investment goods increased by 7,5 %, production relating to energy by 4 % and production of non-durable consumer goods by 1,6 %.  Production of durable consumer goods dropped by 4,9 % and production of intermediate goods by 3,1 %.


Note: preliminary data; industrial production represents volume production changes in its natural expression. Data are adjusted from the influence of the number of working days by program JDEMETRA+ and during processing of every month they are back-casted from the beginning of the time series. In September 2019, the number of working days was higher by one day compared with the corresponding period in 2018 and it was coincident from the beginning of the year.
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