Business

Industry remains sluggish, inventories high

Industrial production continued to see low growth in November with the nation's Index of Industrial Production (IIP) increasing just 4.8 percent over October, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
 
Business

Nine-month industrial output rises 4.8 percent

The nation's Index of Industrial Production (IIP) increased 4.8 percent in the first nine months of this year, compared to the same period last year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported.
Business

Industrial production slows to 4.1 percent in Q1

Index of industrial production (IIP) in the first quarter of this year increased only 4.1 percent over the same period last year, the slowest level for the past five years, the General Statistics Office (GSO) has reported.

In last-year's economic downturn, the index still increased by 9.3 percent during the same period.
Business

Industrial production curbed by finance woes

The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) growth rate has hit a record low since June with a year-on-year increase of only 6.9 percent in the first 11 months of this year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) has reported.
Business

Industrial output creeps up in October

The national Index of Industrial Production (IIP) rose by 5.2 percent in October, helping boost the Index for the first 10 months by 7 percent over the same period last year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) has reported.
Business

Beer consumption surges 8.7 percent

Domestic beer consumption in the first seven months surged 8.7 percent against the same period last year to about 1.7 billion litres, according to the General Statistics Office.