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Industrial Production & Turnover

December 2018 (Provisional) November 2018 (Final)

Seasonally Adjusted Manufacturing Industries
(Base Year 2015 = 100)
Production IndexTurnover Index
December 2017101.9104.3
November 201896.398.9
December 201882.693.8
Monthly % change-14.2-5.2
Annual % change-18.9-10.1
  
Jul 2018 - Sep 2018103.5106.2
Oct 2018 - Dec 201895.099.8
% change-8.2-6.1

Industrial Production decreased by 14.2% in December 2018

Figure 1 Manufacturing Industries Seasonally Adjusted Sep 2016 - Dec 2018
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Production for Manufacturing Industries for December 2018 was 14.2% lower than in November 2018 (see above and table 1). On an annual basis production for December 2018 was 18.9% lower than in December 2017. Industrial production for Manufacturing Industries for the three months October 2018 to December 2018 was 8.2% lower than in the preceding three month period (see above and tables 3a to 3c). 

The “Modern” Sector showed a monthly decrease in production of 16.0% in December 2018 and an annual decrease of 24.1% when compared with December 2017. There was a monthly decrease of 4.6% in the “Traditional” Sector for December 2018 and an annual increase of 1.7% compared with December 2017 (see table 2).

Turnover decreased by 5.2% for Manufacturing Industries in December 2018 when compared with November 2018 (see above and tables 5a to 5c).  On an annual basis turnover decreased by 10.1% when compared with December 2017.

Unadjusted indices are available on our website