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Quarterly Index of Industrial Production 3rd Quarter 2014

Highlights

 
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”.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 third quarter of 2014, the overall index of industrial production contracted by 0.5% compared to the previous quarter and expanded by 2.6% compared to the corresponding quarter of 2013.
 
3. The performance of the sub-sectors within the industrial sector is as follows:The performance of the sub-sectors within the industrial sector is as follows:
 
 
 
Growth rate (%) third quarter 2014
Over corresponding quarter of 2013
Over previous quarter
Mining and quarrying
-8.0
+8.2
Manufacturing
+2.8
+0.8
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
+2.0
-15.0
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
+2.6
-4.1
Industrial Sector
+2.6
-0.5
 
December 2014