According to the preliminary data the Industrial Production Index , seasonally adjusted , increased by 2.7% in May 2017 as compared to April 2017. In May 2017 working day adjusted4 Industrial Production Index rose by 9.6% in comparison with the same month of 2016, reported the National Statistical Institute.
In May 2017 as compared to April 2017, the seasonally adjusted Industrial Production Index increased in the mining and quarrying industry by 3.8%, in the manufacturing by 2.6%, and in the electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply by 2.9%. The most significant increases of production in the manufacturing were registered in the manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations by 13.9%, in the repair and installation of machinery and equipment by 13.0%, in the manufacture of machinery and equipment by 10.4%, in the manufacture of other transport equipment by 9.3%, in the manufacture of electrical equipment by 7.2%.
There were decreases in the manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment by 11.7%, in the manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products by 8.1%, in the manufacture of chemicals and chemical products by 2.7%.