19 December 2008 14:43 [Source: ICIS news]
PRAGUE (ICIS news)--Polish chemical production fell 25% year on year in November, the second worst result recorded by the country's 29 industrial sectors, the country's Central Statistical Office (GUS) said on Friday.
Only the metals sector - down 34.7% - suffered more, added GUS, calculating that overall ?xml:namespace>
Motor vehicle production was also badly affected by recession-hit demand in countries that buy a substantial amount of Polish exports, falling by 17.8%.
The revised figure for October showed industrial production in that month down just 0.1%.
November's figure was the worst that GUS had recorded since
GUS added that 22 of the 29 industrial sectors showed output decreases in November.
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