Production increased in manufacturing

According to Statistics Estonia, in June 2019, the production of industrial enterprises decreased by 4% compared to June 2018. Production increased in manufacturing, but decreased in energy as well as in mining.

In June, the total production in manufacturing was 2% higher than in the corresponding month of 2018. Over a half of the branches of the industry didn’t exceed last year’s volume. The manufacture of food products, computers and electronic products, and other non-metallic mineral products experienced growth, while production fell in the manufacture of wood, fabricated metal products and furniture.

In June, 68% of the total production of manufacturing was sold to the external market. According to unadjusted data, compared to June 2018, the sales of manufacturing production for exports decreased by 2% and sales to the domestic market by 7%.

Compared to June 2018, the production of electricity decreased by 58% and the production of heat by 10%.

In June 2019, compared to May, the seasonally adjusted total industrial production fell by 6% and the production of manufacturing by 4%.

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