In August the production in manufacturing remained on the level of 2012 and in September the production decreased 2%, whereas in October the production increased 6% compared to October of the previous year. Among the branches of industry holding larger shares, the production grew in the manufacture of food, wood, metal and chemical products and electrical equipment. The volume of production fell in the manufacture of electronic products and machinery and equipment.
In October, 70% of the whole production of manufacturing was sold on the external market. The export sales of manufacturing rose 5% compared to October 2012, while domestic sales increased 6%.
In October 2013 compared to September, the seasonally adjusted total industrial production increased by 1%; manufacturing production grew 4%.
Compared to October 2012, the production of electricity increased by 12%, while the production of heat fell by 6%.