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Industry turnover up in August

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Industry turnover in August rose by 4.6 percent compared to the same month in 2016, said the State Statistical Office on Friday.

Domestic industry turnover decreased by 5.2%, whereas the non-domestic turnover increased by 7.5%.

Industry turnover in section Mining and quarrying increased by 15.3%, while in section Manufacturing it increased by 4.2%.

The turnover by Main Industrial Groupings was higher in Intermediate goods, except energy by 3.1%, Capital goods by 10.9% and Durable consumer goods by 0.4%, but lower in Non-durable consumer goods by 1.2%.

The industry turnover in August, compared to the previous month, was up by 2.4 percent, while turnover in period January – August, in comparison with the same period in 2016, increased by seven percent.