Industrial production in Ukraine 1.3% down in Sept
Industrial production in Ukraine in September 2018 decreased by 1.3% compared to September 2017, while in August it fell by 0.5% compared to August 2017, in July the growth was 2.9%, in June this figure was 2.2%, and in May some 2.5%, the State Statistics Service has said.
The agency said that with the adjustment to the effect of calendar days, industrial production in September 2018 also fell by 0.7% from September 2017, while in August 2018 from August 2017 the decline was 0.5%, in July 2018 the growth was 2.3%, in June 2018 some 2.5%.
The service said compared to the previous month industrial production in September of this year increased by 1.7%, and taking into account the seasonal factor it was the same as in August 2018.
According to the agency, in general, in the nine months ending September 2018, the growth of industrial production in Ukraine compared to the same period in 2017 slowed down to 1.8%, while for the eight months this figure stood at 2.2%, seven months - 2.6%, and being 2.5% for the six months.