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Industrial output goes down in Q1

13 May 2019, 01:38 ( 13 days ago)

DF Report
Photo Source : Lapland Material Bank by Terhi Tuovinen.

Seasonally adjusted industrial output (TOL BCD) fell by 0.1 per cent in March from the month before, according to Statistics Finland.

The industrial output adjusted for working days was 1.3 per cent lower in March 2019 than in March 2018.

In the first quarter of the year, working-day adjusted output was 0.4 per cent greater than one year earlier.

In March, seasonally adjusted industrial production increased most in electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply, by 2.9 per cent and in mining and quarrying, by 2.2 per cent. Output in the metal industry went down by 0.2 per cent and in the forest industry by 1.2 per cent.

Output went down most in the chemical industry, by 1.6 per cent.