Friday, September 06 11:34:24
Production for Manufacturing Industries for July 2013 was 8.9pc lower than in June 2013 and fell by the same level on an annual basis, latest CSO figures show today.
The seasonally adjusted volume of industrial production for Manufacturing Industries for the quarter May 2013 to July 2013 was 1.7pc higher than in the preceding quarter.
The "Modern" Sector, comprising a number of high-technology and chemical sectors, showed a monthly decrease in production for July 2013 of 9.1pc. There was a monthly decrease of 2.0pc in the "Traditional" Sector.
There was a decrease of 12.1pc in the seasonally adjusted industrial turnover index for Manufacturing Industries in July 2013 when compared with June 2013.
On an annual basis turnover decreased by 10.0pc when compared with July 2012.