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Quarterly Index of Industrial Production- 2nd Quarter 2014

Highlights
 
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”.  Within “Manufacturing”, estimates by broad group, namely “Export Oriented Enterprises (EOE)”, “Non-EOE” and “Sugar milling” as well as by main industrial groupings are given.
The Industrial Sector
1.            In the second quarter of 2014, the overall index of industrial production expanded by 12.4% compared to the previous quarter and by 4.1% compared to the corresponding quarter of 2013.
2.            The performance of the sub-sectors within the industrial sector is as follows:
 
Growth rate (%) second quarter 2014
Over corresponding quarter of 2013
Over previous quarter
Mining and quarrying
-4.9
+28.6
Manufacturing
+4.1
+14.7
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply

+6.4

-7.2
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities

+2.6

+3.6
Industrial Sector
+4.1
+12.4
 
 
September 2014