Industrial production index in 8 months decreases

According to the General Statistics Office, for the first 8 months of the year, the industrial production index of the whole country increased by 2.2% over the same period last year, much lower than the 9.5% increase of the same period last year.

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In which, processing and manufacturing increased by 3.7%, electricity production and distribution increased by 2%, water supply, waste and wastewater management and treatment increased 2.9%; only the mining industry decreased by 7%.

The Covid-19 epidemic was still complicated globally, disrupting the supply chain of raw materials, and at the same time a rebound in a number of localities across the country since the end of July has greatly affected the recovery. recovery of industrial production. Some key industrial products in 8 months decreased over the same period last year, such as: Beer down 14.8%; crude oil exploitation decreased by 14%; cars by 12.5%; liquefied gas (LPG) decreased by 12.1%; mobile phones fell by 4.4%.

VNA