Industrial production in Ukraine grows by 17.7% in 4 months

During four months of 2004 industrial production in Ukraine grew by 17.7% in comparison with the same period of the past year, including in April - by 14.1%, the State Statistics Committee reported Tuesday.

High growth of output was registered at engineering enterprises - by 40.2%, at non-metal mineral items manufacturers (construction materials, glass output) - by 31.7%, at wood producers - by 25.2%.

During this period production in the extraction industry grew by 10.5% in comparison with the same period of 2003. The growth was fixed at enterprises extracting metal ores - 13%, hydrocarbons - 8.8%, coal and turf - 7.2%.

The growth of production in the processing industry was 21.2% up in comparison with January-April 2003.

The growth of production was also registered with the majority of basic activities in the food industry and agricultural processing - 17.2%.

Production grew also in the meat industry (27.9%), in vegetable and food processing (27.2%), milk industry (22.5%), production of beverages (22.1%), tobacco industry (17.3%), confectionery (13.3%), cereals and flour (12.5%), fat production (6.3%).

In metallurgy and metal processing production grew by 19.4% in comparison with four months of 2003. The growth was registered in production of cast iron, steel and ferroalloys - by 12.2%, pipes - by 5.3%, other kinds of primary processing of cast iron and steel - by 9.7%, production of non-ferrous metals - by 106.5%, metal processing - by 44.2%.

In engineering the growth of production in comparison with the last year April and during the period since the beginning of this year made 25.2% and 40.2% correspondingly.

A notable growth was seen in car production - 85.7%, power machinery and equipment - 73.2%, agricultural processing machines - 36.9%, home appliances - 36.8%, extraction and construction machines - 34%, control measuring devices - 27.2%, in railway car construction - 26.3%, machine building - 26.5%, agricultural machine building - 22.9%.

In chemical and petrochemical industry the growth of production during four months grew by 19.5%.

An increase of production was seen in chemical production - by 13.9%, including production of basic chemical products - by 13.5%, varnish and paint - by 19.4%, pharmaceutical production - by 15.3%, production of soap, perfumes, cleaning and polish means - by 7.8%, artificial and synthetic fiber - by 55.3%.

There was a notable increase in production of rubber goods - by 48.5% and plastic goods - by 45.6%.

A notable growth of industrial production during four months was reached in the Transcarpathian (47.4%), Ternopil (41.9%), Kirovohrad (35.8%), Volyn (34.7), Zhytomyr (27.4%) regions and in the Crimea (39.9%).

600450 Industrial production in Ukraine grows by 17.7% in 4 months
Date: 21 May 2004

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