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Moldova's industrial output rises 10.1% y/y in Jan-Aug

Moldova's industrial output rises 10.1% y/y in Jan-Aug Industrial, metal, grinding Source:

CHISINAU (Moldova), October 20 (SeeNews) - Moldova's industrial production rose by 10.1% year-on-year in the first eight months of 2021, seasonally adjusted data from the National Bureau of Statistics, BNS, showed on Wednesday.

According to unadjusted data, Moldova's industrial output rose 12.8% on the year in January-August 2021, the statistics office said in a monthly update.

In August alone, industrial output rose by an adjusted 9% on the year and by an annual unadjusted 6.6% compared to the like period of 2020.

BNS provided no month-on-month comparison.

Industrial production, breakdown by sector (y/y pct change, adjusted):

Aug y/y Jan-Aug y/y
Industry (total) 9.0 10.1
Mining 0.4 7.1
Manufacturing 9.2 9.3
Utilities 7.6 14.3

Source: National Bureau of Statistics

Moldova's industrial production fell 5.5% year-on-year in 2020.