Vinh Phuc: 8-month industrial production index up 11.8 percent hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Source:

Vinh Phuc (VNA) – The industrial production index of the northern province of Vinh Phuc in August increased by 1.6 percent from the previous month and 12 percent from the same period last year.

The growth was led by the manufacturing-processing, water supply and waste treatment, mining, electricity generation and distribution, and gas industries.

The industrial production index for the January-August period went up 11.8 percent from the same period last year. Industries with high growth rates were electronic appliance (44.5 percent), metal (25.4 percent), non-metal (23.6 percent), and electrical appliances (22.4 percent).

Products with high increases in output included sport shoes (more than 4.8 million pairs, up 30.5 percent), wall and floor tile (99.6 million cubic metres, up 23.6 percent), air conditioners (over 18,200 units, up 28.7 percent), electricity (over 3.9 trillion kWh, up 15.2 percent).

The socio-economic situation in the province stayed stable in the reviewed period, facilitating local production and business activities./.