Industry turnover climbed up 12.9 per cent in January-October 2018, overall, compared with the same period of last year, due to the increase in the processing industry (+13.2 per cent) and drilling industry (+3.9 per cent), according to a press release of the National Institute of Statistics (INS).By large industrial groups, increases in turnover were recorded in the energy industry (+18%), capital goods industry (+16.1%), intermediary goods industry (+11.9%), consumer goods industry (+8.3%) and durables (+7.5%).
In October, compared with the previous month, the turnover in industry increased by 8.5 per cent, overall, as the result of the advance recorded in the processing industry (+8.6 per cent) and drilling industry (+2.4%).
By large industrial groups, growths were recorded in the capital goods industry (+12.6 per cent), durables (+12.1%), intermediary goods industry (+8.9%). The drilling industry dropped 4.7%.
By large industrial groups, increases were recorded in: the capital goods industry (+17.6%), intermediary goods industry (+11.6%), durables industry (+10.4%), consumer goods industry (+9.3%) and energy industry (+9.0%).