Industrial Production Index decrease by 15.4% during September 2019

Industrial Production Index decrease by 15.4% during September 2019

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates a decrease in the General Industrial Production Index for September 2019 to reach 80.1 against 94.7 for the same month of 2018 recording a decrease by 15.4%. This mainly was a result of a decrease in the production index of manufacturing industries by 15.49 percentage points with a relative importance of 86.0% and the quantities of electricity production by 0.06 percentage

points with a relative importance of 5.8% . Meanwhile ,there was an increase of quarrying industries production by 0.12 percentage points with a relative importance of 8.2%

The report also indicates a decrease in the industrial index number of the industrial production index for September 2019 to reach 80.1 against 87.0 for August 2019 to record a decrease by 8.0%.This has resulted mainly from a decrease in the production index of the manufacturing Industries by 6.59 percentage points with a relative importance of 86.0% , the quantities of quarrying production by 0.91 percentage points with a relative importance of 8.2% and the quantities of the electricity production by 0.46 percentage points with a relative importance of 5.8%

Comparing the production indices for the 1st nine months of 2019, there was a decrease in the industrial production index to reach 87.5 against 90.6 for the same period of 2018, leading to a decrease in the index number of the industrial production by 3.4%.

This retreat has resulted of a decrease in the production index of manufacturing industries by 3.96 percentage points with a relative importance of 86.0%.Meanwhile ,there was an increase in the quarrying industries index by 0.47 percentage points with a relative importance of 8.2% and the production index of electricity by 0.13 percentage points with a relative importance of 5.8%.

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