Industrial production in BiH grows by 7.1 percent on an annual basis

Industrial production in BiH grows by 7.1 percent on an annual basis

SARAJEVO, March 29 (FENA) – The total seasonally adjusted industrial production in BiH in February was higher by 3.3 percent compared to January this year, while in February this year, compared to February last year, the production increased by 7,1 percent.

Production growth in February this year, compared to the same month last year, was recorded in the production of capital goods by 20.7 percent, energy by 15.7 percent, durable consumer goods by 10.6 percent, and intermediate goods by seven percent, stated the BiH Statistics Agency.

The production of non-durable consumer goods fell by 8.3 percent.

In February, compared to the same month last year, industrial production recorded a growth in production and supply of electricity and gas of 23.9 percent, in the manufacturing industry there was recorded growth of 3.3 percent, while in mining and quarrying there was a decline of nine percent.