08 August 2012 14:41 [Source: ICIS news]
Industrial production fell 1.0% and building and construction were down 2.0% in June from May, the ministry said.
On a less volatile two-month sequential comparison – May/June vis-a-vis March/April – productive output was up 0.1%. Compared with May/June 2011, productive output was down 0.3% year on year.
The ministry said that the outlook for production remained subdued following June’s decline in industrial orders.
In related news,
Also on Wednesday, the country’s federal statistics office reported that
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