The lowest industrial production growth rates at the monthly and the annual level
In August 2019 the value of industrial production was 2.0% lower than in July 2019 and 0.8% higher than in August 2018.
This was the largest decline of industrial production at the monthly level in 2019 and the lowest growth at the annual level (the value of industrial production grew in every month of 2019 at the annual level).
Industrial production declined at the monthly level in manufacturing and in electricity, gas and steam supply (by 1.9% and 0.6%, respectively) and grew in mining and quarrying (by 0.5%).
Turnover and the value of stocks in industry lower at the monthly level
In August 2019 turnover in industry was 0.7% lower at the monthly level and 3.4% higher at the annual level.
At the monthly and the annual level turnover increased in the non-domestic market (by 0.3% and 6.5%, respectively) and decreased in the domestic market (by 3.8% and 2.7%, respectively).
In capital goods industries and in intermediate goods industries less turnover than in July 2019 was generated (2.0% and 1.6% less, respectively). Enterprises in consumer goods industries, on the other hand, generated slightly more turnover (0.1% more).
The value of stocks of finished and unfinished production was 0.6% lower than in the previous month and 2.7% higher than in the same month of the previous year. 2.7% growth at the annual level is also the lowest growth since July 2015, when the growth was 0.3%.