24 August 2012 11:00 [Source: ICIS news]
The petrochemical segment’s output was up by 1.9% year on year in July, supported by higher production of polymers, the Economic Development Board (EDB) said in a statement without elaborating further.
On a year-on-year basis,
Excluding biomedical manufacturing, overall output fell 0.4% year on year, it said.
On a seasonally adjusted month-on-month basis, manufacturing output fell by 9.1% in July 2012. Excluding biomedical manufacturing, output fell 4.2%, the EDB added.
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