Slovakia: Industrial Production Grows Moderately

BusinessEconomy ♦ Published: October 10, 2013; 21:26 ♦ (Vindobona)

Industrial production index (IPI) increased by 4,4 % in August, compared with August 2012 as a result of a rise in manufacturing by 6,4 %. Production fell in electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply by 7,1 %, in mining and quarrying by 11,7 %.

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The increase of the total industrial production was mainly affected by an increase in manufacture of transport equipment by 8 %, manufacture of electrical equipment by 29,1 %, manufacture of rubber and plastic products and other non-metallic mineral products by 8,5 %, manufacture of basic metal and fabricated metal products except machinery and equipment by 4,9 % and in manufacture…