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Quarterly Index of Industrial Production 3rd Quarter 2015

 

 

    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”.   

 

    1. In the third quarter of 2015, the overall index of industrial production went down by 0.6% compared to the previous quarter but rose by 1.9% compared to the corresponding quarter of 2014.  

 

    1. The performance of the sub-sectors within the industrial sector is as follows:

 

 
 
 
Growth rate (%) third quarter 2015
Over corresponding quarter of 2014
Over previous quarter
Mining and quarrying
+0.7
+12.6
Manufacturing
+1.5
+0.4
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
+1.5
-15.6
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
+2.9
-1.3
Industrial Sector
+1.9
-0.6
 
    1. In the year ending third quarter 2015, i.e. fourth quarter 2014 to third quarter 2015 real industrial output went up by 2.3%.  This is explained by expansions in the real output of “Mining and quarrying” (+1.4%), “Manufacturing” (+1.9%), “Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply” (+2.9%) and “Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities” (+2.8%).
 
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 December 2015