Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Industrial output in Slovakia grew 7.4 percent y-o-y in September

The growth rate of Slovak industrial production accelerated in September. The Statistics Office (ŠÚ) reported on Wednesday, November 9, that seasonally adjusted growth in industrial production in September was 7.4 percent year-on-year, while in August growth reached 4.2 percent.

The growth rate of Slovak industrial production accelerated in September. The Statistics Office (ŠÚ) reported on Wednesday, November 9, that seasonally adjusted growth in industrial production in September was 7.4 percent year-on-year, while in August growth reached 4.2 percent.

In industrial manufacturing alone, growth accelerated from August’s 7.6 percent to 9.5 percent in September, the SITA newswire quoted the ŠÚ as saying. In contrast, production in mining and quarrying in the ninth month was 3.8 percent down, while in energy supply the drop represented 4.6 percent. In a month-on-month comparison, production in industry as a whole in September increased 3.2 percent compared to August. Overall industrial output was affected by an increase in production of machinery and equipment not classified elsewhere by 37.5 percent, in production of textiles, clothing, leather and leather products by 29.9 percent, and in production of computer, electronic and optical devices by 9.9 percent. Output decreased in production of coke and refined crude oil products by 4.7 percent, as well as in production of chemicals and chemical products by 3 percent. On average, for the nine months of this year, the index of industrial production grew 8.4 percent year-on-year. Production in Slovak industry has so far continued to grow since last year, when it recovered from the recession in 2009.

Source: SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

Voters don’t understand self-governing regions

Rules for regional elections change, which may bring some surprising victories.

One of the biggest fights is expected in Banská Bystrica Region.

Sagan rewrites history Video

Cyclist Peter Sagan becomes the first man to win three consecutive world championships. He allegedly did not expect it and was easy with the idea he would not win.

Ballet legend Sergei Polunin will be guest of SND

The world-renowned personality of contemporary ballet will present two choreographies at the Slovak National Theatre in September.

Sergei Polunin

Blog: Why did I come here?

A group of teachers and students from the Bratislava-based school gathered to support their friend, colleague, and fellow foreigner, as she had already tried four times just to get in the door of the foreign police.

Queue in front of the foreigners' police department in Bratislava.