The annual rate was less negative in November, but this can be due as much to a base effect as anything else.
According to seasonally adjusted data (seasonal and working day influence is taken into account) from the Central Statistical Bureau , when compared with October industrial production increased in November by 1% , of which there was a 0.6% rise in manufacturing. But output in electricity, gas and water supply gas decreased by 0.6%, and there was a decrease of 1.5% in mining and quarrying.
Compared to November 2006, in November 2007 total seasonally adjusted industrial output increased by 1.1%, of which output in electricity, gas and water supply increased by 17.7%, in mining and quarrying by 12.1%, while there was a decrease of 4.8% in manufacturing.
Compared to the November 2006, in November 2007 industrial output in manufacturing of food products and beverages decreased by 15.9%, of which in manufacture of other food products (bread, confectionery, sugar) – by 43.4% (it was greatly influenced by the discontinued production of sugar), in manufacture of grain mill products, starches and starch products – by 3.6%, in manufacture of dairy products – by 2.3%. Processing and preserving of fruit and vegetables, and manufacture of prepared animal feeds grew by 18.4%, processing and preserving of fish and fish products – by 11.1%, and the manufacture of beverages – by 6.6%.
Compared to November 2006, in November 2007 output increased in the following activities: in manufacturing of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment – by 35.6%, in manufacturing of rubber and plastic products – by 17.2%, in manufacture of pulp, paper and paper products – by 13.8%, in manufacturing of other transport equipment (repairing and construction of ships and boats) – by 3.1%, in manufacturing of basic metals – by 2.2%, in manufacturing of textiles – by 1.6%.
Compared to November 2006, in November 2007 the largest decrease in the industrial output was recorded in manufacture of radio, television and communication equipment and apparatus – by 30.1%, in tanning and dressing of leather; manufacture of footwear – by 29.1%, in recycling – by 23.4%, in manufacture of machinery and equipment – by 20.1%, in manufacturing of chemicals, chemical products and man-made fibres – by 11%.