Bulgaria’s Industrial Production Index Up 0.5% M/M in October
Tuesday, 09 December 2014
According to the preliminary data of Bulgaria’s National Statistical Institute (NSI), the Industrial Production Index, seasonally adjusted, increased by 0.5% on the month in October 2014.
In October 2014, the working day adjusted Industrial Production Index went up by 0.4% on the year.
In October 2014,the seasonally adjusted Industrial Production Index registered monthly increases in the mining and quarrying industry by 5.8% and in the supply of electricity, gas, steam, and air conditioning by 3.7%, while in manufacturing a decrease by 0.3% on the month was observed.
The most significant decreases in production in manufacturing were registered in the repair and installation of machinery and equipment by 9.8%, in the production of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment by 9.6%, and in the production of machinery and equipment by 4.5%.
The production of other transport equipment increased by 30.6%, the production of chemicals and chemical products added 13.6%, and the production of computer, electronic and optical products went up by 7.4%.
In October 2014, the Industrial Production Index, calculated on the basis of working day adjusted data, increased by 2.3% on the year in manufacturing.