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Slovenia Business Week no. 25: Industrial Output Up 3.9% in May

Industrial output was up 3.9% in May over April and increased by 3% year-on-year

Industrial output was up 3.9% in May over April and increased by 3% year-on-year, the national Statistics Office said on Tuesday, 10 July. The working day adjusted index meanwhile shows a 3% increase over the previous month.

Compared to May 2006, production increased in manufacturing by 4.1%, in mining and quarrying by 8.3%, while falling by 16.4% in electricity, gas and water supply.

The most substantial increase in terms of products was meanwhile achieved by capital goods industries (8.1% y/y). Production of raw materials expanded by 6.1%, while that of consumer goods was down by 0.8%.

Moreover, inventories increased by 1.7% at the monthly level and by 8.3% over May 2006.

Source: Slovenian Press Agency STA

Author: STA, Slovenian National Press Agency