Romania's industrial turnover advanced 11.7 percent in 2017 y-oy, with the most important increases having been recorded in mining and quarrying and manufacturing, according to data with the National Institute of Statistics (INS) released on Friday.Turnover increases by large industrial groups were recorded in the following sectors: energy (+ 22.5 percent), capital goods (+ 16.2 percent), intermediate goods (+ 10.2 percent), durables (+ 8.2 percent) and consumer goods (+ 5.5 percent).
The most important contributions to the 2017 industrial turnover were provided by mining and quarrying, with a 20.5-percent rise compared with 2016 and manufacturing (+ 11.5 percent).
According to INS, industrial turnover in December 2017 as against December 2016 increased by 11.4 percent as a result of increases in mining and quarrying (+ 44.3 percent) and manufacturing (+10.4 percent).
By main industrial groups, increases were recorded in the energy industry (+ 30.4 percent), capital goods industry (+ 14.7 percent), intermediate goods industry (+ 10.9 percent), durable goods industry (+5.2 percent) and the consumer goods industry (+ 2.1 percent).
December against November 2017, industrial turnover declined 12.2 percent as a result a 13-percent drop in manufacturing.
On the other hand, mining and quarrying increased by 16.2 percent, while decreases by large industrial groups were reported in the durable goods industry (-23.6 percent), intermediate goods industry (-20.5 percent), capital goods industry (-11.2 percent) and consumer goods (-7.4 percent). At the same time, the energy industry increased by 15.5 percent.