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Turnover in industry goes up by 5.2 percent in July

The turnover in industry went up by 5.2 percent in July 2013 from the previous month due to the increases in the processing industry (5.4 percent), according to the data published by the National Institute of Statistics (INS) on Friday. The extractive industry went down by 1 percent. By the big industrial groups there were increases in the following fields: the industry of intermediate goods (7.8 percent), the industry of consumer goods (5.9 percent), the industry of durable goods (5.9 percent) and the industry of capital goods (3 percent). The energy producing industry went down by 0.2 percent, Agerpres reports.
Also, the turnover in industry grew by 8.9 percent as a whole in July 2013 from July 2012 due to the increases in the processing industry (9.2 percent). The extractive industry dropped by 1.8 percent. By the big industrial groups there were increases in the turnover in the following fields: the industry of capital goods (23.6 percent), the industry of consumer goods (8.4 percent), the industry of durable goods (4.1 percent) and the industry of intermediate goods (3.1 percent).
In other development, the new orders in industry grew by 8.9 percent in the first seven months of 2013 from the same time span of 2012, due to the increases in the industry of capital goods (22.1 percent), the industry of consumer goods (6 percent) and the industry of durable goods (3.4 percent), informs a new INS press release.
Electricity production down 6 pc
The same INS shows that electricity production dropped 6 percent (2.116 billion KWh) January through July this year compared with the same interval last year, while consumption dropped 7.5 percent, down to 28.971 billion KWh. The thermal power plants produced 14.032 billion Kwh, by 5.079 billion KWh less compared with the same interval last year (minus 26.6 percent). The hydroelectric power plants produced 9.944 billion KWh, by 1.41 billion KWh (plus 16.5 percent) compared with 2012, while the nuclear-electric plants produced 6.66 billion KWh, by 254.2 million KWh (plus 4 percent) against the same period of last year. The wind power plants produced 2.674 billion Kwh, an increase by 1.297 billion KWh compared with the first seven months of the previous year.
Exports of electricity totaled 730.5 million KWh, by 93.1 million KWh less compared with last year (minus 11.3 percent). Also, primary energy resources dropped 12.4 percent January through July 2013, while power resources dropped 7.2 percent.

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