08 May 2013 13:24 [Source: ICIS news]
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The increase comes after an upward-revised 0.6% increase in output in February, from January.
On a two-month sequential comparison – February-March versus December-January – overall productive output was up 0.9%. Compared with February-March 2012, it was down 2.2% year on year.
In a related release,
For the 2013 first quarter, the index stands at 98.1, down from 99.9 in the 2012 fourth quarter but up from 97.9 in the 2012 first quarter. The index’s base year is 2010.
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