Belarus' industrial output up 8.8% in January-April 2018

16.05.2018 17:15 / Belarus

MINSK – Belarus' industrial output stood at Br35.2 billion in January-April 2018 in current prices or 108.8% in comparable prices as against January-April 2017, BelTA learned from the National Statistics Committee of Belarus.

Belarus' mining industry expanded by 2.8%. The processing industry reported a 10.2% increase. The supply of electricity, natural gas, steam, hot water, and conditioned air went up by 4.4%. The industrial output growth rate in water supply, collection, processing and treatment of waste, clean-up activities totaled 1.1%.

The volume of industrial output in all the branches of the processing industry exceeded the figures registered in January-April 2017. The highest growth was registered in the production of machines and equipment not elsewhere classified (up by 21.1%), manufacturing of coke and oil (up 17.3%), manufacturing of transport facilities and equipment (up by 16.3%), manufacturing of pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparation (up by15.4%), manufacturing of wooden products and paper, printing, and copying of recorded media (up by 14%).

In April 2018 the industrial output index totaled 107% as against April 2017.

Source: BelTA
Back

Read also

22.03.2019 10:49
Three of them deal with organization of business trips to Czechia where Belarusian entrepreneurs will be able to learn more about fish production in lakes, manufacture of beer and brewery equipment, a...
22.03.2019 10:23
In 2018 Belarus-Finland trade was estimated at $127.6 million including $18.8 million in export and $108.8 million in import. Belarus' major exports to Finland are insulated wire, timber, metal struct...
22.03.2019 10:09
The delegations discussed future cooperation options as well as opportunities for cooperation with other Belarusian petrochemical companies