Friday, October 05 11:12:30
Production for Manufacturing Industries for August 2012 was 0.7pc lower than in July 2012, latest CSO figures show.
On an annual basis production for August 2012 increased by 0.2pc when compared with August 2011.
The seasonally adjusted volume of industrial production for Manufacturing Industries for the three month period June 2012 to August 2012 was 1.8pc higher than in the preceding three month period.
The "Modern" Sector, comprising a number of high-technology and chemical sectors, showed a monthly increase in production for August 2012 of 5.1pc and there was a decrease of 0.9pc in the "Traditional" Sector.
The seasonally adjusted industrial turnover index for Manufacturing Industries decreased by 0.1pc in August 2012 when compared with July 2012.
On an annual basis turnover increased by 0.2pc when compared with August 2011.