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Quarterly Index of Industrial Production (QIIP) - 1st Quarter 2019

  Highlights

(Year 2013 = 100)
 
 
1.      The Quarterly Index of Industrial Production shows the evolution of the volume or real output of the Industrial Sector comprising “Mining and quarrying”, “Manufacturing”, “Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply” and “Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities”. 

 

2.    In the first quarter of 2019, the overall index of industrial production contracted by 18.5% compared to the previous quarter and expanded by 2.2% when compared to the corresponding quarter of 2018. 
 
3.    The performance of the sub-sectors within the industrial sector is as follows:
 
Growth rate (%) first quarter 2019
 
Over corresponding quarter of 2018
Over previous quarter
Mining and quarrying
+3.2
-30.9
Manufacturing
+0.4
-24.3
Electricity, gas, steam & air conditioning supply
+4.7
+17.2
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
+3.6
-4.2
Industrial Sector
+2.2
-18.5
 
4.    For year ending first quarter 2019, i.e. second quarter 2018 to first quarter 2019, real industrial output grew by 1.1%.  This is explained by expansions in “Mining and quarrying” (+2.9%), “Manufacturing” (+0.4%), “Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply” (+2.9%) and “Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities” (+4.2%).
 

 

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June 2019