IIP increases in July

The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) has increased by 0.8% in July, 2017 compared to the same month of 2016.


The manufacturing industries; ‘Basic metal products’ (20.0%), ‘Fabricated Metal Products’ (15.8%) and ‘Basic pharmaceutical products’ (10.0%) have shown increases in production during July, 2017 compared to July, 2016. The volume of food products has increased by 2.3 %.


The manufacturing industries; Volume of ‘Coke and refined petroleum product’, ‘Beverages’, and ‘Chemical and Chemical products’ reported decreases by 22.0%, 10.7% and 7.5% respectively during this period.