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Industrial production in January 2019

Industrial production in January 2019

Last update: 11.03.2019
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Publisher: Headquarters Bratislava
Topic: Sectoral statistics
Domain: Industry
Publish Date: 11.03.2019

In January 2019, industrial production increased, year-on-year, by 7,2 %. The development according to the sections of SK NACE Rev. 2 was affected by growth in manufacturing by 7,9 %, in electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply by 3,5 % and in mining and quarrying by 2,4 %.

In terms of the specific groupings of the industrial sectors, which contributed at most to the total production increase, the most significant growth was recorded in manufacture of transport equipment by 38,1 %, manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. by 22,7 %, electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply by 3,5 %, manufacture of food, beverages and tobacco products by 6,7 % and manufacture of electrical equipment by 5,5 %. The total production was affected mostly by decrease in manufacture of metal and fabricated metal products except machinery and equipment by 7 %, manufacture of rubber and plastic products and other non-metallic mineral products by 7,2 %, other manufacture, repair and installation of machinery and equipment by 9,9 %, manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products by 9,7 % and in manufacture of chemicals and chemical products by 15,3 %.

Compared with January 2018, in terms of the main industrial groupings, production of investment goods rose by 28,7 %, production related to energy by 2,4 % and production of nondurable consumer goods by 2 %. Production of durable consumer goods dropped by 11,5 % and  production of intermediate goods by 6,3 %.

After seasonal adjustment, industrial production increased by 1,1 % in January 2019 compared with December 2018.


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 January 2019, compared with the same period in 2018, the number of working days was coincident.
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