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Industry turnover up in August


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.