Every index in this issue is in value, seasonally and working-day adjusted.
In August 2012, the turnover still went up in the manufacturing industry (+1.9%), after an increase of 1.4% in July. Exports rose sharply (+2.2%).
In August 2012, the turnover improved significantly in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (+3.5%) and in the manufacture of transport equipment (+3.1%), mainly in the manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (+4.3%). It also grew in the manufacture of food products and beverages (+2.7%), in other industries (+1.4%) and slightly in the electrical and electronic equipments; machine equipment (+0.3%).
In August 2012, the turnover of industry as a whole went up by 1.7%. Over the same period, it also improved in construction (+1.3%).
Turnover in manufacturing industry
In the last quarter (Q/Q–1), the turnover increased moderately in the manufacturing industry (+0.4%). It rose especially in other industries (+0.6%) and in the manufacture of transport equipments (+1.0%).
Year-on-year (Q/Q–4), the turnover increased sharply in the manufacturing industry (+1.4%).
|SA-WDA value, Base year 2005|
|(1) Last three months / three previous months|
|(2) Last three months / three same months of previous year|
|The codes correspond to different levels of aggregation of the NACE classification.|
|Nace Classification||Change in %|
|Sectors||Weight**||Aug./ July||July/ June||Q/Q–1 (1)||Q/Q–4 (2)|
|BE : INDUSTRY||8022||1.7||1.7||1.0||1.9|
|CZ : MANUFACTURING||7167||1.9||1.4||0.8||1.4|
|Of which Exports||1017||2.2||0.2||1.4||3.2|
|(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages||1131||2.7||–0.3||0.6||3.1|
|(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products||461||3.5||6.0||1.3||5.2|
|(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment||927||0.3||2.4||0.7||–0.3|
|(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment||1383||3.1||2.7||1.0||1.6|
|(C5): Other manufacturing||3265||1.4||0.7||0.6||0.7|
|(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management||855||0.2||3.4||1.7||4.7|
n° 268 - October 30, 2012
Turnover in industry and construction - August 2012
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