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Romania's industrial sales rise 7.1% y/y in July - table

Romania's industrial sales rise 7.1% y/y in July - table Source: Pixabay

BUCHAREST (Romania), September 12 (SeeNews) - Romania's industrial sales rose by 7.1% year-on-year in July, after edging down by 0.2% in June, data from the country's statistical office, INS, showed on Thursday.

Sales of intermediate goods rose by 7.7% in the year in July, while capital goods sales grew by an annual 7.8%, INS said in a press release.

Sales of durable goods rose by 13.2%, while sales of energy rose by an annual 12.5% in July. Sales non‐durable goods were 6.8% higher in July this year compared to July 2018.

During January-July, industrial sales were 6.4% higher on the year.

In 2018, Romania's industrial sales rose by an annual 11.8%.

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

  July y/y June y/y Jan-July
Total 7.1 -0.2 6.4
- mining 20.2 7.9 13.9
- manufacturing 6.8 -0.4 6.1


Source: INS

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