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Romania's industrial sales jump 23.3% y/y in Jan-Aug - table

Romania's industrial sales jump 23.3% y/y in Jan-Aug - table Industrial, metal, grinding Source: Pixabay.com

BUCHAREST (Romania), October 14 (SeeNews) - Romania's industrial sales jumped 23.3% year-on-year in January-August, data from the country's statistical office, INS, showed on Thursday.

Sales of durable goods jumped by an annual 29.8% in the first eight months of the year, those of intermediary goods rose by 29.1% on the year, sales of capital goods rose 26.8% on the year, while those of non-durable goods increased by 11.4% on the year, INS said in a press release.

Sales of energy goods rose by an annual 9.6% in January-August.

Romania's industrial sales, breakdown by sector (percentage change year-on-year):

Aug y/y Aug m/m Jan-Aug
Total 18.5 -6.9 23.3
- mining 42.3 8.4 17.3
- manufacturing 17.9 -7.3 23.5

Romania's industrial sales fell by an annual 7% in 2020.

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