According to preliminary data, the Industrial Production Index rose 3.6 per cent in June 2010 from June 2010, the National Statistical Institute reported on Tuesday.
The extractive industry production index grew by 13.4 per cent, the manufacturing industry production index increased by 4.9 per cent, while the production index of the electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply decreased by 2.4 per cent.
The production of intermediate goods rose by 11.8 per cent and the production of investment goods by 9.5 per cent, while the production of energy dropped 1.2 per cent.
In June 2010, the Industrial Production Index grew by 11.5 per cent from May, with increases registered in the electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply (17.3 per cent), in the extractive industry (12.4 per cent), and in the manufacturing industry (10.1 per cent).
More significant production increases were reported by the manufacture of paper and paper products (29.4 per cent), the manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations (21.4 per cent), the manufacture of machinery and equipment (20.9 per cent), and the manufacture of furniture (14.9 per cent).
There were decreases in the manufacture of base metals (8.6 per cent) and in the printing and reproduction of recorded media (8.1 per cent).